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BRACING GENUTRAIN P3 WITH PATELLOFEMORAL PAIN SYNDROME

V. V. АRКОV, О. N. МILЕNIN, А. I. МILЕNINА
The effect of functional brace GenuTrain P3 (Bauerfeind, Germany) in treatment of patients with patellofemoral pain syndrome was investigated. 24 sportsmen were randomly divided into two groups. Sportsmen from group one performed special rehabilitation program, sportsmen from group two with the same program used functional knee bracing. Sportsmen of both groups had improvements of functional state of the knee, with better results in group two. In group two divergence of center of pressure in frontal plane was diminished after the course.
Keywords: 
braces, knee joint, patellofemoral pain syndrome, sportsmen, stabilometry, functional orthosis.