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22 y/o f with patellofemoral knee syndrome in knees for past 11 years, have done p/t, pain meds, heat, bracing etc. is surgery an option? thanks!!

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Dr. Vahe Yetimyan
General Practice 51 years experience
Probably not: because of your age. Continue with the conservative treatment.
Dr. Jonathan Shults
Orthopedic Surgery 24 years experience
Surgery is always an option but it is risky. Patella femoral pain can be caused by several things. They all. Can lead to arthritis of the joint. It should have a thorough evaluation to find and correct the problem
May 21, 2015

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