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What is meant by chondromalacia patella pain syndrome?

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Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Very common prob

Chondromalacia patella (runners knee) is due to overload of the patellofemoral joint (knee cap against the end of the thigh bone).
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.

In brief: Very common prob

Chondromalacia patella (runners knee) is due to overload of the patellofemoral joint (knee cap against the end of the thigh bone).
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.
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Pain originate from

Patellofemoral pain syndrome is the term given to pain originating from the patellofemoral joint (i.
e. The joint between the knee cap (patella) and thigh bone (femur). Patellofemoral pain syndrome is usually associated with inflammation or damage to structures of the patellofemoral joint.

In brief: Pain originate from

Patellofemoral pain syndrome is the term given to pain originating from the patellofemoral joint (i.
e. The joint between the knee cap (patella) and thigh bone (femur). Patellofemoral pain syndrome is usually associated with inflammation or damage to structures of the patellofemoral joint.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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