Patellofemoral pain occurs in 25% of the general population, and sports medicine practitioners often encounter it among athletes and active people. Interestingly, it’s found to be twice as prevalent in females than males.
A recent study found that a specific technique of knee taping could help earlier activation of the gluteus medius muscles and decrease hip internal rotation. This appeared to decrease knee pain in participants with patellofemoral pain.
Source: American Journal of Sports Medicine, Published online February 22, 2016