A female asked:
what is the connection between patella maltracking, lateral and medial joint line pain? what causes joint line pain?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Daniel Steffy answered
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 it can pull to one side causing arthritis sometimes called patellofemoral pain syndrome. Pain in the "joint line" is non-specific and can represent a variety of pathological changes in the knee.
Answered on Nov 24, 2013
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