Date of Award
Project Open Access
• Patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS) occurs in 25% of adolescents and adults
• PFPS is a result of biomechanical imbalances, trauma, and muscle tightness/weakness
• Anterior knee pain is the primary complaint of patients with this condition
• McConnell taping and Kinesio taping are two techniques that physical therapists often use for treatment
Purpose: • To examine the literature comparing the effectiveness of two taping techniques — McConnell and Kinesio taping, and their respective impact on reducing pain in patients with PFPS
Brown, Valerie; Codrington, Daniel; Jacobs, Grant; Kessler, Kurtis; and Rodic, Borko, "Investigating the Efficacy of Application of Taping Interventions for Individuals Suffering from Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome" (2022). Physical Therapy Student Scholarship. 9.