The effectiveness of superimposed neuromuscular electrical stimulation combined with strengthening exercises on patellofemoral pain: A randomized controlled pilot trial.

Celik D., Argut S., Türker N., Kilicoglu Ö. İ.

Journal of back and musculoskeletal rehabilitation, vol.33, pp.693-699, 2020 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 33
  • Publication Date: 2020
  • Doi Number: 10.3233/bmr-181339
  • Journal Name: Journal of back and musculoskeletal rehabilitation
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, Academic Search Premier, CINAHL, EMBASE, MEDLINE, SportDiscus
  • Page Numbers: pp.693-699
  • Keywords: Muscle strength, anterior knee pain, electrical stimulation, electrotherapy, NMES, REHABILITATION PROGRAM, MUSCLE ACTIVATION, RISK-FACTORS, QUADRICEPS, KINEMATICS, FEMALES, HIP, OUTCOMES, THERAPY
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


BACKGROUND: Patellofemoral pain (PFP) is one of the most common disorders of the knee. Neuromuscular electrical stimu-lation (NMES) is often assumed by clinicians to be an effective adjunctive therapy to quadriceps strengthening.