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A 18-year-old member asked:

So like i have said before i am a dancer and when i'm not dancing, and just sitting in class my knee hurts why is this and how can i treat it?

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Dr. Carlos Ballestas
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Patellofemoral pain: Anterior knee pain syndrome may be the result of various internal or external problems. Common causes are overuse, weak and inflexible quadriceps and hamstring muscles, a sudden change in intensity of your exercise regime, being overweight and flat feet. This can also be called patellofemoral pain syndrome or runners knee.
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