rheumatology
Osteoarthritis

Simple clinical test provides a quick clue to knee OA progression


Clinical examination using the patellofemoral grind test can help predict which patients with knee pain are most likely to progress to osteoarthritis requiring arthroplasty. A large study of more than 4,000 participants from the National Institutes of Health Osteoarthritis Initiative found about 16% had a positive patellofemoral grind test – assessed as pain on distal ...

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