Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome | Questions to Ask Your Doctor

  • What is the likely cause of my knee pain?
  • What is the best treatment option for me?
  • Do I need to do any special exercises to help strengthen my knee and relieve my pain?
  • How long before I can expect relief from my symptoms?
  • Is it possible that my symptoms could return?
  • Is it safe for me to exercise? What kind of exercise should I do?


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Reviewed/Updated: 04/14
Created: 12/00


Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome


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