Patello-Femoral Syndrome is the medical name for a condition that causes the pain in and around the front of the knee. The patella (kneecap) is designed to move smootly within a ready made groove on the femur (thigh bone)Book A Consultation
This knee problem can occur in all age groups and can often be mistaken as ''arthritic'' pain. Pain usually comes from the surrounding tissues of the patella but can also be generated from the surface of the bones. Common symptoms of PFJ are
The kneecap is designed to move smoothly, when the patella is not moving or "tracking"properly within its' groove, anterior knee pain can develop.