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  • Runner’s Knee (Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome – PFPS)

    Runner’s Knee (Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome – PFPS)

    Definition Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS) is more commonly known as runner’s or jumper’s knee.   It’s a very common condition that can affects athletes and non-athletes, around 3 million people in the US per year. Symptoms PFPS symptoms are described as a dull, achy pain under or on top of the kneecap, stiffness, sometimes with swelling,…

  • Kinesio Tape for Athletes: A Help, or Just Hype?

    Edited to add by Phila Massages (2015): Due to the limited scientific evidence supporting its efficacy, Phila Massages no longer offers Kinesiotaping as a service.  Phila massages strives to be science-based and always tries to stay on top of current scientific findings for your safety and to maximize the results of our sessions! What does…