Kneecap conditions (Patella) manifests as pain at the front or inner side of the knee. This is common in adults of all ages especially when engaging in soccer, gymnastics, cycling, rowing, tennis, ballet, basketball, horseback riding, volleyball, running, combat sports, figure skating, snowboarding, skateboarding and even swimming. The pain is typically felt after prolonged sitting.
Kneecap Conditions
Kneecap Conditions

What are the causes?

  • Contusion
  • Fracture
  • Tendon ruptures
  • Repetitive trauma
  • Late effects of trauma
  • Patello-femoral dysplasia
  • Lateral Patellar compression syndrome
  • Patella maltracking syndrome
  • Chronic subluxation of the Patella
  • Recurrent dislocation
  • Chronic dislocation
  • Patello-femoral pain syndrome
  • Osteochondritis dissecans
  • Synovial plica



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