Knee DDx

A knee flexion contracture is associated with a contracture and worse function of the contralateral knee: data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative.

Campbell TM, Trudel G. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2020 Jan 6. pii: S0003-9993(19)31498-4. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2019.11.018.

A mechanism-based pain sensitivity index to characterize knee osteoarthritis patients with different disease stages and pain levels

Accuracy of clinical tests in the diagnosis of anterior cruciate ligament injury: a systematic review

Ankle joint and rearfoot biomechanics during toe-in and toe-out walking in people with medial compartment knee osteoarthritis.

Charlton JM, Hatfield GL, Guenette JA, Hunt MA. PM R. 2018 Sep 6. pii: S1934-1482(18)30863-3. doi: 10.1016/j.pmrj.2018.08.388.

Association of osteoarthritis risk factors with knee and hip pain in a population-based sample of 29-59 year olds in Denmark: A cross-sectional analysis.

van Tunen JAC, Peat G, Bricca A, Larsen LB, Søndergaard J, Thilsing T, Roos EM, Thorlund JB. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2018 Aug 21;19(1):300. doi: 10.1186/s12891-018-2183-7.

Associations among knee muscle strength, structural damage, and pain and mobility in individuals with osteoarthritis and symptomatic meniscal tear

Brittney A. Luc-Harkey, Clare E. Safran-Norton, Lisa A. Mandl, Jeffrey N. Katz and Elena Losina. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2018 19:258. 27 July 2018. Doi: 10.1186/s12891-018-2182-8

Can pain influence the proprioception and the motor behavior in subjects with mild and moderate knee osteoarthritis?

Chronic widespread pain and its associations with quality of life and function at a 20– year follow-up of individuals with chronic knee pain at inclusion.

individuals with chronic knee pain at inclusion. Bergman S, Thorstensson C, Andersson MLE. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2019 Dec 9;20(1):592. doi: 10.1186/s12891-019-2976-3.

Classification of patients with knee osteoarthritis in clinical phenotypes: Data from the osteoarthritis initiative.

Dell’Isola A, Steultjens M. PLoS One. 2018 Jan 12;13(1):e0191045. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0191045.

Clinical descriptors for the recognition of central sensitization pain in patients with knee osteoarthritis.

Lluch E, Nijs J, Courtney CA, Rebbeck T, Wylde V, Baert I, Wideman TH, Howells N, Skou ST. Disabil Rehabil. 2017 Aug 2:1-10. doi: 10.1080/09638288.2017.1358770.

Clinical, Radiological and Ultrasonographic Findings Related to Knee Pain in Osteoarthritis

Clinically measured hip muscle capacity deficits in people with patellofemoral pain.

Nunes GS, de Oliveira Silva D, Pizzari T, Serrão FV, Crossley KM, Barton CJ. Phys Ther Sport. 2019 Jan;35:69-74. doi: 10.1016/j.ptsp.2018.11.003.

Comorbidities in patients with end-stage knee OA: prevalence and impact on physical function.

Kim WB, Kim BR, Kim SR, Han EY, Nam KW, Lee SY, Kim JH. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2019 May 1. pii: S0003-9993(19)30292-8. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2019.04.005.

Comparison of lower extremity joint mechanics between healthy active young and middle age people in walking and running gait.

Jin L, Hahn ME. Sci Rep. 2019 Apr 3;9(1):5568. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-41750-9.

Determinants of pain and functioning in knee osteoarthritis: a one-year prospective study.

Helminen EE, Sinikallio SH, Valjakka AL, Väisänen-Rouvali RH, Arokoski JP. Clin Rehabil. 2016 Sep;30(9):890-900. doi: 10.1177/0269215515619660.

Digital biomarkers of spine and musculoskeletal disease from accelerometers: Defining phenotypes of free-living physical activity in knee osteoarthritis and lumbar spinal stenosis.

Tomkins-Lane C, Norden J, Sinha A, Hu R, Smuck M. bSpine J. 2018 Jul 17. pii: S1529-9430(18)31011-8. doi: 10.1016/j.spinee.2018.07.007.

Does ACL reconstruction alter natural history?: A systematic literature review of long-term outcomes.

Does brain functional connectivity contribute to musculoskeletal injury? A preliminary prospective analysis of a neural biomarker of ACL injury risk.

Diekfuss JA, Grooms DR, Yuan W, Dudley J, Barber Foss KD, Thomas S, Ellis JD, Schneider DK, Leach J, Bonnette S, Myer GD. J Sci Med Sport. 2019 Feb;22(2):169-174. doi: 10.1016/j.jsams.2018.07.004.

Dynamic Varus and the Development of Iliotibial Band Syndrome.

Stickley CD, Presuto MM, Radzak KN, Bourbeau CM, Hetzler RK. J Athl Train. 2018 Feb;53(2):128-134. doi: 10.4085/1062-6050-122-16.

Effects of bilateral medial knee osteoarthritis on intra- and inter-limb contributions to body support during gait.

Effects of Knee Osteoarthritis on Hip and Ankle Gait Mechanics.

Ro DH, Lee J, Lee J, Park JY, Han HS, Lee MC. Adv Orthop. 2019 Mar 24;2019:9757369. doi: 10.1155/2019/9757369.

Electromyograghic activity of the hip and knee muscles during functional tasks in males with and without patellofemoral pain

Gholam Hassan Mirzaie, Abbas Rahimi, Mehrnaz Kajbafvala, Farideh Dehghan Manshadi, Khosro Khademi Kalantari, Ahmad Saidee. Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies. DOI: 10.1016/j.jbmt.2018.11.001

Exercise does not ‘wear down my knee’: Systematic reviews and meta-analyses

Alessio Bricca> BJSM. Sept 4. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2018-099705

Factors Associated With Dynamic Balance in People With Knee Osteoarthritis.

Fatigue-induced ACL injury risk stems from a degradation in central control.

Healthy knees have a highly variable patellofemoral alignment: a systematic review.

Hochreiter B, Hess S, Moser L, Hirschmann MT, Amsler F, Behrend H. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2019 Jun 29. doi: 10.1007/s00167-019-05587-z.

Identification of clinical phenotypes in knee osteoarthritis: a systematic review of the literature

Dell’Isola R. Allan, S. L. Smith, S. S. P. Marreiros and M. Steultjens BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders BMC 2016 17:425 DOI: 10.1186/s12891-016-1286-2

Identification of pain categories associated with change in pain in patients receiving placebo: data from two phase 3 randomized clinical trials in symptomatic knee osteoarthritis.

Bihlet AR, Byrjalsen I, Bay-Jensen AC, Andersen JR, Christiansen C, Riis BJ, Valter I, Karsdal MA, Hochberg MC. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2018 Jan 17;19(1):17. doi: 10.1186/s12891-018-1938-5.

Impaired Varus-Valgus Proprioception and Neuromuscular Stabilization in Medial Knee Osteoarthritis

In vivo attachment site to attachment site length and strain of the ACL and its bundles during the full gait cycle measured by MRI and high-speed biplanar radiography

Zoë A. Englander, William E. Garrett, Charles E. Spritzer, Louis E. DeFrate. Journal of Biomechanics. 22 October 2019. DOI: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2019.109443

Incidental Meniscal Findings on Knee MRI in Middle-Aged and Elderly Persons

Investigating the prevalence of anxiety and depression in people living with patellofemoral pain in the UK: the Dep-Pf Study.

Wride J, Bannigan K. Scand J Pain. 2019 Apr 24;19(2):375-382. doi: 10.1515/sjpain-2018-0347.

Is the immediate effect of marathon running on novice runners’ knee joints sustained within 6 months after the run? A follow-up 3.0 T MRI study.

Horga LM, Henckel J, Fotiadou A, Hirschmann AC, Di Laura A, Torlasco C, D’Silva A, Sharma S, Moon JC, Hart AJ. Skeletal Radiol. 2020 Feb 17. doi: 10.1007/s00256-020-03391-2.

Knee osteoarthritis risk is increased 4-6 fold after knee injury – a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Poulsen E, Goncalves GH, Bricca A, Roos EM, Thorlund JB, Juhl CB. Br J Sports Med. 2019 May 9. pii: bjsports-2018-100022. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2018-100022.

Knee-Hip-Spine Syndrome: Improvement in Preoperative Abnormal Posture following Total Knee Arthroplasty.

Oshima Y, Watanabe N, Iizawa N, Majima T, Kawata M, Takai S. Adv Orthop. 2019 Jul 1;2019:8484938. doi: 10.1155/2019/8484938.

Load magnitude affects patellar tendon mechanical properties but not collagen or collagen cross-linking after long-term strength training in older adults.

Eriksen CS, Svensson RB, Gylling AT, Couppé C, Magnusson SP, Kjaer M. BMC Geriatr. 2019 Jan 31;19(1):30. doi: 10.1186/s12877-019-1043-0.

Lower extremity mechanics of females with and without patellofemoral pain across activities with progressively greater task demands.

Lower Trunk Muscle Thickness Is Associated With Pain in Women With Patellofemoral Pain.

Briani RV, Waiteman MC, de Albuquerque CE, Gasoto E, Segatti G, Oliveira CB, de Azevedo FM, de Oliveira Silva D. J Ultrasound Med. 2019 Feb 27. doi: 10.1002/jum.14973.

Ma Identifying specific profiles in patients with different degrees of painful knee osteoarthritis based on serological biochemical and mechanistic pain biomarkers: a diagnostic approach based on cluster analysis.

Mechanoreceptors of the ligaments and tendons around the knee.

Çabuk H, Kuşku Çabuk F. Clin Anat. 2016 Sep;29(6):789-95. doi: 10.1002/ca.22743.

More Than a 2-Fold Risk of Contralateral Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries Compared With Ipsilateral Graft Failure 10 Years After Primary Reconstruction.

Grassi A, Macchiarola L, Lucidi GA, Stefanelli F, Neri M, Silvestri A, Della Villa F, Zaffagnini S. Am J Sports Med. 2020 Jan 7:363546519893711. doi: 10.1177/0363546519893711.

Neurodynamic tests for patellofemoral pain syndrome: a pilot study

Kristine Vegstein, Hilde Stendal Robinson and Roar Jensen. Chiropractic & Manual Therapies 2019 27:26. 8 May 2019. DOI: 10.1186/s12998-019-0242-2

Osteoarthritis- a systematic review of long-term safety implications for osteoarthritis of the knee.

Charlesworth J, Fitzpatrick J, Perera NKP, Orchard J. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2019 Apr 9;20(1):151. doi: 10.1186/s12891-019-2525-0.

Pain Phenotype in Patients With Knee Osteoarthritis: Classification and Measurement Properties of painDETECT and Self-Report Leeds Assessment of Neuropathic Symptoms and Signs Scale in a Cross-Sectional Study

Pain sensitivity profiles in patients with advanced knee osteoarthritis.

Frey-Law LA, Bohr NL, Sluka KA, Herr K, Clark CR, Noiseux NO, Callaghan JJ, Zimmerman MB, Rakel BA. Pain. 2016 May 5

Pain Susceptibility Phenotypes in Those Free of Knee Pain with or at Risk of Knee Osteoarthritis: The Multicenter Osteoarthritis Study.

Carlesso LC, Segal NA, Frey-Law L, Zhang Y, Lu N, Nevitt M, Lewis CE, Neogi T. Arthritis Rheumatol. 2018 Oct 11. doi: 10.1002/art.40752.

Patellofemoral Pain

Clinical Practice Guidelines. Richard W. Willy, PT, PhD, Lisa T. Hoglund, PT, PhD, Christian J. Barton, PT, PhD, Lori A. Bolgla, PT, PhD, David A. Scalzitti, PT, PhD, David S. Logerstedt, PT, PhD, Andrew D. Lynch, PT, PhD, Lynn Snyder-Mackler, PT, ScD, FAPTA, Christine M. McDonough, PT, PhD. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther 2019;49(9):CPG1-CPG95. DOI: 10.2519/jospt.2019.0302

Physical examination findings and their relationship with performance-based function in adults with knee osteoarthritis

Maura D. Iveson, Lori Lyn Price, Johan von Heideken, William F. Harvey and Chenchen Wang. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. 2016 Jul

Prevalence of abnormal findings in 230 knees of asymptomatic adults using 3.0 T MRI.

Horga LM, Hirschmann AC, Henckel J, Fotiadou A, Di Laura A, Torlasco C, D’Silva A, Sharma S, Moon JC, Hart AJ. Skeletal Radiol. 2020 Feb 14. doi: 10.1007/s00256-020-03394-z.

Prevalence of knee osteoarthritis features on magnetic resonance imaging in asymptomatic uninjured adults: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Culvenor AG, Øiestad BE, Hart HF, Stefanik JJ, Guermazi A, Crossley KM. Br J Sports Med. 2018 Jun 9. pii: bjsports-2018-099257. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2018-099257.

Prevalence of neuropathic pain in knee or hip osteoarthritis: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

French HP, Smart KM, Doyle F. Semin Arthritis Rheum. 2017 Feb 20. pii: S0049-0172(16)30434-6. doi: 10.1016/j.semarthrit.2017.02.008.

Relationship between X-ray findings of lumbar spondylosis and knee pain.

Uehara K, Akai M, Doi T, Oka H, Iwaya T. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2019 Aug 17;20(1):379. doi: 10.1186/s12891-019-2755-1.

Relative difference in muscle strength between patients with knee osteoarthritis and healthy controls when tested bilaterally and joint-inclusive: an exploratory cross-sectional study.

Vårbakken K, Lorås H, Nilsson KG, Engdal M, Stensdotter AK. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2019 Dec 9;20(1):593. doi: 10.1186/s12891-019-2957-6.

Reliability of physical examination tests for the diagnosis of knee disorders: Evidence from a systematic review.

Décary S, Ouellet P, Vendittoli PA, Desmeules F. Man Ther. 2016 Dec;26:172-182. doi: 10.1016/j.math.2016.09.007.

Risk Factors for Lateral Meniscus Posterior Root Tears in the Anterior Cruciate Ligament-Injured Knee: An Epidemiological Analysis of 3956 Patients From the SANTI Study Group.

Praz C, Vieira TD, Saithna A, Rosentiel N, Kandhari V, Nogueira H, Sonnery-Cottet B. Am J Sports Med. 2019 Jan 16:363546518818820. doi: 10.1177/0363546518818820.

Risk of knee osteoarthritis after different types of knee injuries in young adults: a population-based cohort study.

Snoeker B, Turkiewicz A, Magnusson K, Frobell R, Yu D, Peat G, Englund M. Br J Sports Med. 2019 Dec 11. pii: bjsports-2019-100959. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2019-100959.

Runners with patellofemoral pain have altered biomechanics which targeted interventions can modify: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

Neal BS, Barton CJ, Gallie R, O’Halloran P, Morrissey D. Gait Posture. 2016

Rupture of posterior cruciate ligament leads to radial displacement of the medial meniscus.

Zhang C, Deng Z, Luo W, Xiao W, Hu Y, Liao Z, Li K, He H. BMC Musculoskelet Disord. 2017 Jul 11;18(1):297. doi: 10.1186/s12891-017-1646-6.

Sex differences in the relationship between individual systemic markers of inflammation and pain in knee osteoarthritis

Anthony V. Perruccio, Elizabeth M. Badley, J. Denise Power, Mayilee Canizares, … Y. Raja Rampersaud. Osteoarthritis and Cartilage Open. 4 November 2019. DOI: 10.1016/j.ocarto.2019.100004

Special tests for assessing meniscal tears within the knee: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Smith BE, Thacker D, Crewesmith A, Hall M. Evid Based Med. 2015 Jun;20(3):88-97. doi: 10.1136/ebmed-2014-110160.

Special tests for assessing meniscal tears within the knee: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

Strong Independent Associations Between Gait Biomechanics and Pain in Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis

Kendal A Marriott, Trevor B Birmingham, Kristyn M Leitch, Ryan Pinto, J Robert Giffin. Journal of Biomechanics. 25 July 2019. DOI: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2019.07.015

Strong Independent Associations Between Gait Biomechanics and Pain in Patients with Knee Osteoarthritis

Kendal A Marriott, Trevor B Birmingham, Kristyn M Leitch, Ryan Pinto, J Robert Giffin. Journal of Biomechanics. 25 July 2019. DOI: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2019.07.015

Structural pathology is not related to patient-reported pain and function in patients undergoing meniscal surgery.

Tornbjerg SM, Nissen N, Englund M, Jørgensen U, Schjerning J, Lohmander LS, Thorlund JB. Br J Sports Med. 2016 Sep 16. pii: bjsports-2016-096456. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2016-096456.

Subject-specific knee joint geometry improves predictions of medial tibiofemoral contact forces

The anterior knee: normal variants, common pathologies, and diagnostic pitfalls on MRI.

Liu YW, Skalski MR, Patel DB, White EA, Tomasian A, Matcuk GR Jr. Skeletal Radiol. 2018 Mar 25. doi: 10.1007/s00256-018-2928-2.

The Influence of Knee Pain Location on Symptoms, Functional Status and Knee-related Quality of Life in Older Adults with Chronic Knee Pain: Data from the Osteoarthritis Initiative.

The location of knee pain and pathology in patients with a presumed meniscus tear: preoperative symptoms compared to arthroscopic findings.

The Relationship Between Daily Physical Activity and Pain in Individuals with Knee Osteoarthritis.

Burrows NJ, Barry BK, Sturnieks DL, Booth J, Jones MD. Pain Med. 2020 Apr 24. pii: pnaa096. doi: 10.1093/pm/pnaa096.

Toe-in and toe-out walking require different lower limb neuromuscular patterns in people with knee osteoarthritis

Jesse M. Charlton, Gillian L. Hatfield, Jordan A. Guenette, Michael A. Hunt. Journal of Biomechanics. June 11, 2018. DOI: 10.1016/j.jbiomech.2018.05.041

Traits associated with central pain augmentation in the Knee Pain in the Community (KPIC) cohort.

Akin-Akinyosoye K, Frowd N, Marshall L, Stocks J, Fernandes G, Valdes A, McWilliams DF, Zhang W, Doherty M, Ferguson E, Walsh DA. Pain. 2018 Feb 9. doi: 10.1097/j.pain.0000000000001183.

Traumatic knee injury: correlation of radiographic effusion size with the presence of internal derangement on magnetic resonance imaging.

Cecava ND, Dieckman S, Banks KP, Mansfield LT. Emerg Radiol. 2018 May 8. doi: 10.1007/s10140-018-1605-z.

Understanding knee osteoarthritis from the patients’ perspective: a qualitative study

Victoria Carmona-Terés, Jenny Moix-Queraltó, Enriqueta Pujol-Ribera, Iris Lumillo-Gutiérrez, Xavier Mas, Enrique Batlle-Gualda, Milena Gobbo-Montoya, Lina Jodar-Fernández and Anna Berenguera BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders. 30 May 2017 DOI: 10.1186/s12891-017-1584-3

Vastus lateralis motor unit firing rate is higher in females with patellofemoral pain.

Gallina A, Hunt MA, Hodges P, Garland SJ. Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2018 Feb 9. pii: S0003-9993(18)30093-5. doi: 10.1016/j.apmr.2018.01.019.

What’s the rate of knee osteoarthritis 10 years after anterior cruciate ligament injury? An updated systematic review.

Lie MM, Risberg MA, Storheim K, Engebretsen L, Øiestad BE. Br J Sports Med. 2019 Sep;53(18):1162-1167. doi: 10.1136/bjsports-2018-099751.

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