Purpose: Identify patients presenting with patellofemoral pain syndrome who will likely respond favorably to patellar taping.

Stage of CPR Development: Derivation.

Rule:

1. Tibial angulation > 5 degrees
2. Positive patellar tilt test

Interpretation:

Variables +LR Prob of Success
2 4.40 83.0%

Research:

1. Lesher JD, et al. Development of a clinical prediction rule for classifying patients with patellofemoral pain syndrome who respond to patellar taping. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2006; 36(11): 854-66.

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