Patellofemoral pain syndrome.

  title={Patellofemoral pain syndrome.},
  author={Kate Davidson},
  journal={American family physician},
  volume={48 7},
Patellofemoral pain syndrome is a common problem that occurs in association with mild malalignment of the extensor mechanism of the knee or as a result of repetitive microtrauma from overuse. Patients most often present with retropatellar or peripatellar knee pain, which becomes especially noticeable when they climb or descend stairs. The diagnosis is usually made from the history and the physical examination, with relatively little information gained from other diagnostic aids. Treatment… CONTINUE READING

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