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Participants sought for anterior knee pain research study

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This master’s thesis project examines the immediate effects of the NuNee patellar support on perceived pain, biomechanics and function in individuals with patellofemoral pain while performing the modified star excursion balance test.

Participants must be ages 18 to 45 with three or more months of reported symptoms of pain around the patella during activities such as squats, climbing stairs or running.

The study includes the following exclusions:

• Previous knee surgery on the affected leg, such as ACL reconstruction, knee arthroscopy or replacement

• Other spine or lower extremity surgery or injuries

• Currently involved in interventions for patellofemoral pain

• Individuals with hypermobile patella or patellar instability

For more information, contact Nick Linn at