A 22-year-old male asked:
Whats the cause of patellofemoral pain? how do i stop the swelling from returning? other than the fluid in the joint the mri looks normal
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Pediatrics 34 years experience
Sports Medicine Dr.: Anterior knee pain (patello-femoral dysfunction) is a commonly seen "overuse" injury that can appear after a person increases his training, changes running surfaces, changes to different shoes, gets a separate leg injury that results in slight gait changes, gets some weakness in the quads, etc... A primary care, sports med, or orthopedic doctor's exam can help. Meanwhile, running less is helpful.
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Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery 16 years experience
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Last updated May 18, 2016
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