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Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome Treatment Toronto

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome Treatment

Patellofemoral pain syndromePatellofemoral pain syndrome refers to pain in the front of the knee and is caused by the cartilage in the kneecap wearing down, softening or roughening. This can happen due to injury, overuse, kneecap misalignment or excess weight.  The syndrome occurs relatively frequently occurs in manual laborers, athletes, and teenagers.

Common symptoms of patellofemoral pain syndrome include:

  • Knee pain, particularly when squatting, sitting with bent knees, jumping or walking down the stairs
  • Buckling of the knees
  • Popping or catching of the knee when walking
  • The sensation of knee grinding when walking

Common Treatment Options

  • Physiotherapy including ankle, knee, hip and core strengthening
  • Pain relieving modalities such as ice, heat, pain medication
  • Rest

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Physiotherapists Treat Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

At Physiomobility, we have a team of qualified professionals who offer specialized treatment for various musculoskeletal conditions. Whether you have a chronic medical condition, such as arthritis, or you have experienced a sports injury, or suffer from dizziness and vertigo our experienced physiotherapists will provide you a personalized treatment, offering you relief from pain and discomfort and enabling you to get back to your usual activities quickly.

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