Patello-Femoral Syndrome is one of the most common causes of knee complaints, particularly among adolescents and young adults.
The knee is a complex joint that not only bends and straightens but also twists and rotates. The knee is not a simple ball-and-socket joint, like the hip. It depends heavily on the soft tissues that surround it, the muscles, tendons, and ligaments because it is a weight-bearing joint that is subjected to many different types of motion. This variety of motion can lead to...
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Patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS) is a common cause of knee pain in athletes. Active teens and adults are affected most often. The exact cause of... Read more »
Patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS) is a common cause of knee pain in sports athletes. For a long time it was believed that the kneecap (patella) was... Read more »