Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome of the Knee

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Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome of The Knee

Introduction

Patellofemoral pain syndrome occurs in the front of the knee. It is common among teenagers, manual laborers, and athletes. It sometimes is caused by wear and tear, coarsening, or softening of the cartilage under the kneecap.

Causes
  • Changes under the kneecap
  • Any injury
  • Excessive weight on knees
  • Alignment issues
  • Wear and tear caused due to aging
  • Stabbing pain in knees
  • Discomfort in legs
Symptoms
  • Pain while performing exercises like squats jumps
  • Discomfort in climbing stairs
  • A feeling of knee buckling
  • Weakness in knees while walking

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