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Patello-Femoral Pain syndrome (PFPS)

Patello-Femoral Pain syndrome (PFPS) Who Runners!!! Elderly Athletes in high impact sports (jumpers, sprinter….) Basketball and netball players Gym Junkies Desk warriors   What Patello-femoral pain syndrome, or PFPS, is the most common cause of pain at the knee joint. It normally presents as pain felt around, and behind the knee cap (patella). It is common in both the young and old, active and inactive. When & How PFPS is most commonly caused by mistracking or poor movement of the knee cap, as opposed to direct trauma to any specific structure within the knee. Poor movement can be caused by numerous variables [...]

Patello-Femoral Pain syndrome (PFPS) 2017-02-01T13:13:58+00:00

Hip Pain

HIP PAIN Who? • Women between 25 and 60 • Runners • Cyclists • Stair climbers What A bursa is a small sac of fluid that acts to cushion the joint. The bursa in the hip lies over the prominent bone on the side of your hip, the greater trochanter. It provides cushioning for the muscles of your thigh and bottom. People who suffer from bursitis have inflammation inside the bursa. People with bursitis generally experience a constant ache with occasional sharp pains over this region When? If you have bursitis it is likely that you will feel pain when lying on [...]

Hip Pain 2015-05-21T17:55:16+00:00
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