Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome | Overview

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What is patellofemoral pain?

Patellofemoral pain is a common knee problem. If you have this condition, you feel pain under and around your kneecap. The pain can get worse when you're active or when you sit for a long time. You can have the pain in one or both knees.

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Reviewed/Updated: 04/14
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Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

Overview

Causes & Risk Factors

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