Posts Tagged ‘patella’

Treating Patellofemoral Knee Pain

First, not all knee pain is the same. Exactly where does your knee hurt? Is it in the back, above the knee cap, under the knee cap, on one side or the other? PF knee pain is always located in the front of the knee and it often feels as if it is radiating from…

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Knee Pain: Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome Symptoms and Cause

What Pain and Symptoms Are Associated With Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome? Pain is felt in the front of the knee, under and around the knee cap area. Pain is usually an aching pain but can sometimes become sharp and in some cases a burning sensation is felt. Knee will pop and grind during bending and straightening…

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Patellofemoral Osteoarthritis Knee Pain Is Reduced With Knee Brace

Good News For Those Suffering With Patellofemoral Osteoarthritis Pain! In a study presented April 19, 2013 at the Osteoarthritis Research Society International meeting, researchers at The University of Manchester report that a light weight knee brace with a patella (knee cap) strap can significantly reduce the pain of patellofemoral osteoarthritis. This particular form of arthritis of the knee…

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Quadriceps Vastus Intermedius Muscle: Thigh Pain and Buckling Knees

Pain down the front thigh and buckling weak knees indicate vastus intermedius dysfunction. What are the pain and symptoms associated with the vastus intermedius muscle ? Pain down the middle of the front of the thigh Pain increases when walking Contributes to weak buckling knees Pain greatly increases when climbing stairs Problems straightening the knee after…

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Vastus Lateralis Muscle: Hip, Thigh, Knee Pain

Pain in the hip extending down the side of the thigh and into the knee is a sign of vastus lateralis dysfunction. What are the pain and symptoms associated with the vastus lateralis? Knee pain Pain on the side of the thigh extending down into the front and back of the knee Pain under the…

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Rectus Femoris Muscle: Thigh, Knee Pain

Pain in the knee traveling into the lower thigh and the inability to fully straighten your knee indicates quadricep muscle rectus femoris dysfunction. What are the symptoms and pain associated with the rectus femoris muscle? Knee pain that feels as if it originates under the knee cap Pain in the front of the thigh extending…

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