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Patellofemoral Pain - Assessment and Treatment Updates

Patellofemoral Pain - Assessment and Treatment Updates

Patellofemoral Pain - Assessment and Treatment Updates

May 13, 2023 - 09:00 (EDT)
1 hour 30 minutes

Orthopaedic Division Members: Check your email for the link to access this Webinar for FREE!


Utilizing her own published research as well as others Claire Robertson will blend this with her experience of seeing >10,000 patients with knee pain. She will explore recent advances in patellofemoral pain and how to disseminate these into your practice.

Join the Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association for this live webinar 'Patellofemoral Pain - Assessment and Treatment Updates.'



In this webinar, you will learn: 

  1. Utilize key revealing questions in the subjective examination.
  2. State how to prioritize what to examine in the physical examination.
  3. Discuss implications of crepitus.
  4. Prescribe key proximal and/ or quadricep exercises with the correct dosage.
  5. Differentiate between PFP and Hoffas fat pad.



  • Free for Orthopaedic Division Members (please check your emails for your link)
  • $10 for CPA members
  • $20 for Non-CPA Members


Webinar Details

  • Date: May 13th, 2023
  • Time: 9:00 am EST
  • Speaker: Claire Robertson MSc PGCE MCSP 


Speaker Bio: Claire Robertson MSc PGCE MCSP 

Claire Robertson qualified in 1994 with a BSc(hons) Physiotherapy. She has since obtained her MSc Physiotherapy, in 2003, and PGCE in 2006. Claire has worked in the NHS, academia and private practice, and currently runs a specialist patellofemoral clinic at Wimbledon Clinics. She is the only physiotherapist on the education committee for the British Patellofemoral Society.

Claire has lectured internationally and has many research papers and editorials published in internationally peer-reviewed journals. She is also a reviewer herself for Physiotherapy Research International, Physical Therapy in Sport, Clinical Anatomy and Physiotherapy. Claire runs her own post-graduate course on patellofemoral problems for physiotherapists.

In December 2012 Claire was awarded a research grant by the Physiotherapy Research Foundation to investigate the meaning of crepitus to patients with patella femoral pain syndrome.


CPA - Embodia Partnership Information

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Canadian Physiotherapy Association

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The Orthopaedic Division of the Canadian Physiotherapy Association helps our members improve their skills and service delivery through education, resources and networking.

With a reputation built on excellent instructors and a rigorous examination process, the Division offers tailored online e-learning, webinars, workshops, courses and practice resources for members at a reasonable cost and time commitment. Members learn from other practicing physiotherapists and stay current with a regularly updated curriculum and program delivery based on providing quality and modern treatment.

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