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What causes patella femoral syndrome?

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Dr. Thomas Namey
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: Many things.

Jumping can do it.
Patellar mistracking can do it. Hypermobility can do it. Cycling with to short a seat can do it. There are many causes I have not mentioned. And finally, any combination of factors make it more likely.

In brief: Many things.

Jumping can do it.
Patellar mistracking can do it. Hypermobility can do it. Cycling with to short a seat can do it. There are many causes I have not mentioned. And finally, any combination of factors make it more likely.
Dr. Thomas Namey
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Dr. Robert Lowe
Pediatric Rheumatology

In brief: Normal activities

Patellofemoral syndrome can be caused by normal activities, athletic activities, and in part due to genetics (what genes your parents gave you).
It will usually improve with physical therapy. This is not due to arthriti.

In brief: Normal activities

Patellofemoral syndrome can be caused by normal activities, athletic activities, and in part due to genetics (what genes your parents gave you).
It will usually improve with physical therapy. This is not due to arthriti.
Dr. Robert Lowe
Dr. Robert Lowe
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