Knee Cap Joint Pain
also known as pateollofemoral joint pain, PFJ pain
It refers to a cluster of condition with front knee pain. It is often related to positional fault of our kneecaps, knee muscle imbalance and hip/ankle problems. Physiotherapy and Podiatry can help manage this condition very well.
- Repetitive loading of the joint such as running and jumping
- Weakness of muscles such as your quadriceps and gluts
- Tightness of tissues such as your Iliotibial band and calf
Pain in the front of knee especially when you:
- Stair walking
- Sit for prolonged periods of time
- Comprehensive head-to-toe assessment to find out the causes of your discomfort and all related contributing factors
- Gait Scan Assessment: a computerized system to help identify potential contributing factors from your foot
- 100% Hands-on treatment to address any mobility issues related to nerves, muscles and joints.
- Application of tapes to offload knee joint
- An individualized home exercise program is prescribed to enable self-management
- Podiatrist service for shoe advice and prescription of custom-made orthotics
Generally, the longer you have had the injury, the longer it will take to recover. Most of the time, you may assume things will get better by themselves with enough rest. But this is rarely the case, especially if your pain or other symptoms are stopping you from doing what you normally able to do. So, take action and get back doing what you love as soon as possible.