Simple clinical test provides a quick clue to knee OA progression
By Mardi Chapman
30 Apr 2019
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 ...