Patellofemoral syndrome; Knee pain - chondromalacia
Signs and tests
- A grating or grinding sensation when the knee is flexed (moved so that the ankle is brought closer to the back of the thigh)
in the front of the knee that occurs when you get up after sitting for a long period of time
- Knee pain that worsens when you use stairs or get out of a chair
- Knee tenderness
The doctor will perform a physical examination. The...