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Another major win for physiotherapy — curing patellofemoral pain
  1. Karim M Khan
  1. Dr Karim M Khan, Professor UBC, Centre for Hip Health and Mobility, Suite 320 - 5950 University Blvd, Vancouver V6T 1Z3, Canada; karim.khan{at}

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Thanks for the positive feedback about BJSM’s recent articles – particularly the January ( and February ( issues edited by Professor Steven Blair. Many emails supported the claims that physical activity is the most powerful single medical intervention.1 The downside is that Neville Owen has made me feel guilty if I sit for a mere 12 hours.2 The result? Ageing BJSM editor shuffling around the streets of Vancouver at 10 pm getting his “fix” in 3°C temperatures. The voices of Steven Blair and Art Kramer in my head3 penetrating the usual cacophony, “30–60 minutes a day keeps dementia at bay”. “Too late!” you say?


Coincidentally with this month’s cover story, we learn that Jenny McConnell received Australia’s highest honour — the Order of Australia Medal (OAM) — for her “service to physiotherapy as a practitioner and researcher, particularly through …

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