1. Prevalence, Incidence, and Etiology of Knee and Thigh Pain/Pathology
In this chapter, learners will evaluate the economic impact of knee and thigh dysfunction and consider the prevalence/incidence of knee and thigh pain and how this influences clinical practice. In addition, prognostic factors of positive and negative outcomes will be discussed. The overall burden of knee and thigh pain is discussed in comparison to other musculoskeletal and nonmusculoskeletal conditions worldwide.