Patellofemoral pain is caused by friction between the undersurface of the knee cap and the thigh bone. It usually is due to overuse and repetitive stress on the knee, but can also be caused by muscle imbalances and stiffness of structures around the knee, as well as improper tracking of the knee cap.
Symptoms common to this condition include:
Pain at the front of the knee as well as in or around the kneecap,
Pain when walking or increasing activity level
Pain with sitting for long periods of time
Cracking or popping sensation when moving the knee.
At Apex, a physical therapist will work with you to create a plan of care that best suits your needs and goals.
We are a private practice outpatient physical therapy clinic offer high quality care with a personal touch. We believe that every patient should receive the quality care needed to help them prevent or rehabilitate their injuries or illnesses.
We are open our normal working hours. For the safety of all patients and employees, please do not enter our clinic if:You have a fever and respiratory symptoms or you have had known, physical contact within the last 14 days with any person that has tested positive for the coronavirus.