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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Noel So
Dr. Noel So answered
11 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Patellofemoral exerc: This is a nice guide with pictures that i printed off for a friend in the past: http://www.Permanente.Net/homepage/kaiser/pdf/6946.Pdf ..... Patella ... Read More
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Dr. Jack Farr
Dr. Jack Farr answered
41 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Core Exercise: Maltracking has different meanings to different doctors and patients ranging from dynamic to structural. Therefore, at this point a more general term ... Read More

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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Trettin
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes,possibly: Patellar maltracking can cause knee pain and instability. Anything that causes knee pain may result in muscle spasms about the knee.See your ors for e ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Daniel Steffy
13 years experience Family Medicine
Alignment.: The under-side of the patella is v-shaped and runs in a groove. If there is asymmetry in the strength of your quadriceps or abnormality in your gait ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience Rheumatology
See below: Check with your doctor first to make sure you are using the right type of brace for your knee.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Daquino
20 years experience Sports Medicine
Lots of stuff: It's usually multifactorial. Imbalances in muscles, tight it bands, flat feet or overpronation, wide hips, knock knees, etc. They all work together to ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Patella tracking: The knee cap or patella glides in a groove. If there is pull greater on one side of the patella vs. The other, the patella may tilt, sublux, or dislo ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rikin Patel
18 years experience Sports Medicine
No crutches: Jessi, Sorry to hear about your pain. Typically patella tracking disorder does require crutches. Considering getting a patellofemoral knee brace whic ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Merrill Reuter
34 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
VMO strengthening: Short arc quad strengthening for lower extremities.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Trantalis
41 years experience Podiatry
Genuvalgum: Genu valgum or knock knee. Can be more common in women. Controlling foot pronation can provide better biomechanical alignment of the knees thus bette ... Read More
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Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
Ortho evaluation: If you have done the quad strengthening and other strengthening exercises and teen still having problems, it may be time to consider surgical interven ... Read More

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