Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS) causes pain around the kneecap and can also lead to clicking or grinding.
The pain can be anywhere around the kneecap or can even feel like its deep inside the knee.
This condition occurs when there is too much friction on the knee which causes repetitive rubbing of the kneecap on the surrounding structures. It is very common across all age groups.
The excessive friction can arise from tightness or weakness in the leg and hip muscles which respond well to proper treatment.
At Trilogy Physiotherapy, Naren and Christina are very skilled at treating PFJ Syndrome as it is one of the most common conditions they see.