Patella-Femoral Pain

Check out this great blog from Waterdown Physiotherapy: The patella, or kneecap, can be a source of knee pain when it fails to function properly. Alignment or overuse problems of the patella can lead to wear and tear of the cartilage behind the patella. This produces pain, weakness and swelling of the knee joint. Several different problems can affect the patella and the groove it slides through in the knee joint. These problems can affect people of all ages. The patella is wrapped inside a tendon that connects the large muscles on the front of the thigh, the quadriceps muscles, … Continue reading Patella-Femoral Pain