PFJ

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AcronymDefinition
PFJPrimed Finger Joint (molding)
PFJPatellofemoral Joint (kneecap)
PFJPeople's Front of Judea (Monty Python's movie Life of Brian)
PFJPeace Field Japan
PFJPhee Farrer Jones (media recruitment; UK)
PFJPrinciple of Fundamental Justice (law)
PFJPlay for Jesus
PFJPhotographers Federation of Japan
PFJPrayer for Judgment (legal)
PFJPierre Fabre Japon Co., Ltd. (Japan)
PFJPolar Frontal Jet
PFJPioneers for Jesus
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[7] These abnormal lower extremity mechanics result in abnormal stress distribution across the patellofemoral joint. [8]
Second-look arthroscopy of cartilage changes of the patellofemoral joint, especially the patella, following acute and recurrent patellar dislocation.
We recommend starting with safer and closed functional kinetic exercises as muscle contraction helps to stabilize the knee Common and lower forces are made partly cizallamiento sustained prone, without exceeding 40[degrees] of the knee flexion (Mini-Squat), for to protect both the reconstruction and the patellofemoral joint. (Norman, 1992).
The quadriceps muscle also has important biomechanical effects at the patellofemoral joint, a site of frequent cartilage loss in addition to pain and disability among persons with knee OA of this part of joint can cause severe pain, particularly when the patient is using stairs, squatting, or kneeling.
[1] Any activity that may cause compression on the patellofemoral joint could trigger this kind of pain.
The anatomy of the femoral trochlea is of vital importance for the stability of the patellofemoral joint. Knowing the characteristics of the femoral trochlea in newborns may prove useful when considering the predisposing factors for patellar instability.
Joint space width of the tibiofemoral and of the patellofemoral joint in chronic knee pain with or without radiographic osteoarthritis: a 2-year followup.
Surgical treatments include arthroscopic excision of the painful fragment,[5] lateral retinacular release, vastus lateralis release, and internal fixation with or without bone grafting.[6] Excision of a large fragment may lead to incongruity of the patellofemoral joint and subsequent arthritis.
Patellofemoral joint force and stress during the wall squat and one-leg squat.
Comparison of landing knee valgus angle between female basketball and football athletes: Possible implications for anterior cruciate ligament and patellofemoral joint injury rates.
The patient also complained of patellofemoral joint pain since after surgery but these problems are improving with time.
demonstrated an association between MR signal intensity alteration in the SPFP with degeneration of the patellofemoral joint [23], possibly related to edema and inflammation, while Tsavalas and Karantanas found no association [22].