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Patellofemoral pain syndrome

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS) is also known as runner’s knee, chondromalacia patellae, anterior knee pain, and patellofemoral joint syndrome. It is a general term used to describe patella pain of which there are a number of causes. On this page: Symptoms & diagnosis Causes & anatomy Self-help treatment Taping What can a professional do? Go …

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Chondromalacia patella

Chondromalacia Patella

Chondromalacia patella (CMP) is damage to the articular cartilage under the kneecap. Symptoms are similar to patellofemoral pain as the kneecap rubs on the bone underneath causing swelling and pain. Here we explain the injury as well as treatment, strapping and exercises. On this page: Symptoms & diagnosis Causes & anatomy Treatment Patella taping Exercises …

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