Do You Have Patella Femoral Syndrome Questions?

Patella femoral syndrome is a frustating and confusing condition. There are so many things that can cause this injury, and so many factors that must be addressed. Questions about PFS are numerous. If you are suffering from PFS and have a question, read through the archived questions submitted by other visitors - you will likely find the answer you are looking for.

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Other Patella Femoral Syndrome Questions and Answers

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ongoing front of knee pain and inflammation for 6 months after hip injury 
Hi, I am in my mid 40's and danced for years throughout my teens and 20's and early 30's with no physical injuries or problems. After a 10 year break …

Injections for Patella Femoral pain? 
I have PF syndrome in both knees for like 5-6 months now and purchased your program about six weeks ago and have been following it regularly. I can do …

Question - Plica Syndrome 
Three years ago I hyperextended my knee. I was a competitive gymnast and played soccer for my school, but have had to stop both because of my knee. Because …

patella knee syndrome (surgery or not) 
My doctor said I am probably looking at a lateral release procedure for my knee problem. He said it isn't urgent and to think about it. What if I don't …

Question - Patella dislocation 
My son is an active 15 yr old soccer player (year round) w/ large boned & musclar legs who has grown about 4 inches since July and is very flat footed …

Question - Lateral Relaese (long recovery) 
I had a lateral release on my left knee on the 22nd of July this year. To date i can not fully extend my knee nor can i bend it fully. I have been to physio …

my son's knee (trochlea dysplasia and recurrent dislocations) 
My son dislocated his left knee 6 years ago at the age of 11. Was in a cast for 6 weeks then did some physio. In the course of these past six years it …

patella femoral syndrome/lateral release surgery 
ok so your website has really helped other people know what i'm going through and its now good to know what surgery and stuff i'll be getting. i'm pretty …

Question - Lateral Tilt (knee pain with marathon runner) 
On an x-ray of my knees in the sitting position, I have lateral tilt on both knees. I am a marathon runner (formerly at the moment) and never suffered …

Lateral Release Surgery - do I or don't I? 
I am scheduled to have lateral release surgery and possible chondroplasty next week and now I am having second thoughts after all of the bad outcomes I …

Question - Patellar Chondromalacia (exercise program review) 
I have just been recently diagnosed with patellar chondromalacia. According to my sport doctor, my vastus medialis muscle does not fire properly (the …

Question - Lateral Retinacular Release (pain after surgery) 
How long will this last, the pain after surgery has been done? I am at three weeks today. I am getting tired of the pain I go through, EVERY SECOND OF …

Clicking in the knee (after lateral release) 
Hello I have had the lateral release surgery done. And I had my knee cap cleaned out. I had crunching sound when I used to bend my knee. I wanted to know …

Question - Subluxing Patella (Dislocated Kneecap) 
My daughter suffers from this and she is in college track she has been in rehab for a year and still no luck on recovery. What is our next step and who …

Question - Patellar Femoral Syndrome (hip exercises) 
I am a 40 year old woman who has developed patellar femoral syndrome. I had been very active and worked out diligently with weights 4to5 days / week …

Return to mounatin biking after chrodroplasty of the patella and femoral trochlear groove 
Thank You for this opportunity, and I hope you can help. I had some surgery on my right knee and right ankle 3 weeks ago. Synovectomy including resection …

Question - Lateral Release (recovery time) 
Yesterday i had a lateral release on my right knee. I have 3 incisions on the knee and i didn't get to discuss with the doctor how long i will be out of …

Question - Patella Problem (Running) 
Run down of the scenario. I was increasing mileage by no more than 10% weekly, and was averaging around 35miles a week. The day before a long flight I …

Lateral Release after an ACL Reconstruction 
Two years ago, I had an ACL Reconstruction (patellar tendon graft). It seemed to go pretty well... less pain than expected for the first several months …

Lateral Release 
I had a lateral release 6 months ago on my right knee, and a lateral release on my left knee 1 month ago, both along with a plica resection. My right …

Bilateral Patella Femoral Syndrome for 6 months with no end in sight when do you consider surgery?  
I hiked every day (worked as a park ranger) this summer and developed very severe patella femoral syndrome. I have a high pain threshold(I pushed through …

Knock Knees, Patella Femoral Syndrome and Bilateral Release Surgery!! 
I am a 36 y/o female. I am knock kneed and 4 years ago was told I have patella-femoral syndrome. I have never injured my knees, and I have never been …



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