PT Inquest Episode 57: Quad Strength and Patellofemoral Chondral Damage After ACLR

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We are back from hiatus and on this episode we look at the correlation between quadriceps weakness and patellofemoral chondral damage after ACLR. Might the chondral damage progress due to quadriceps weakness? Is this another reason to aggressively seek quad strength after surgery? How was JW’s summer?

Relationship Between Quadriceps Strength and Patellofemoral Joint Chondral Lesions After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction.
Wang HJ, Ao YF, Jiang D, Gong X, Wang YJ, Wang J, Yu JK.
Am J Sports Med. 2015 Jun 19. pii: 0363546515588316. [Epub ahead of print]

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Music for Episode 57:
“The Science of Selling Yourself Short” by Less Than Jake
Used by Permission

Photo credit: “Patella” by Rob Swatski via Flickr

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