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What are the symptoms of chondromalacia patellae?

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Dr. Kenneth Tepper
Orthopedic Surgery
4 doctors agree

In brief: Discomfort

Pain behind the knee cap which is typically worse going up and down steps, squatting, kneeling, and crawling.

In brief: Discomfort

Pain behind the knee cap which is typically worse going up and down steps, squatting, kneeling, and crawling.
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
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Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Pain

Running causes high forces in this portion of the joint.
So does arising from a chair, going up/down stairs. Treatment consists of activity modification, ice, anti-inflammatory meds and therapy aimed at flexibility and strengthening, especially of your core. Pain front of knee, under knee cap or behind the knee.

In brief: Pain

Running causes high forces in this portion of the joint.
So does arising from a chair, going up/down stairs. Treatment consists of activity modification, ice, anti-inflammatory meds and therapy aimed at flexibility and strengthening, especially of your core. Pain front of knee, under knee cap or behind the knee.
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
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