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chondromalacia of the hip

A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgard Janer
Specializes in Rheumatology
Yes: A rheumatologist or an Orthopedic physician should evaluate you to further determine your pain symptoms! To discuss with you further eval with MRIs an ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lervasen Pillay
Specializes in Sports Medicine
Hip and patella: you should have been advised to do rehab for your knee - the hip pain is possibly compensatory from overload and abnormal knee function. i would advis ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Knee Pain: Chondromalacia can happen in any joint with articular cartilage. Patellofemoral pain syndrome is chondromalacia of the knee where the patella is maltr ... Read More
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Basically the same: Chondromalacia patella (runners knee) is due to overload of the patellofemoral joint (knee cap against the end of the thigh bone). Running caused hig ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Shybut
17 years experience Sports Medicine
Cartilage damage: Chondromalacia patella originally referred to "softening" of the articular cartilage on the back of the kneecap; today the term describes injury to th ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Dull ,aching pain: Patellofemoral pain syndrome usually causes a dull, aching pain in the front of your knee. This pain can be aggravated when you, walk up or down stair ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Piotr Obara
14 years experience Radiology
No: It is arthritis of the knee.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Fibrillation of the : Underside of the kneecap. Basically osteoarthritis of the patella. Many causes.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aruna Seneviratne
26 years experience Sports Medicine
Physical Therapy: The most common cause of chronic knee pain is a condition called patellofemoral pain syndrome or chondromalacia patellae. This condition causes pain i ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
29 years experience Pain Management
Several: Resting the knee for a short period of time and taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (nsaids) such as ibuprofen, changing the way you exercise, ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Mosher
32 years experience Radiology
Pain: Chondromalacia patellae is a term that is used to describe softening of the patellar cartilage from degeneration. Pain comes from higher pressure on t ... Read More
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