Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (Knee Pain)
- Pain under and around the kneecap..
- Sharp pain or dull ache worsened by kneeling, walking down stairs or prolonged sitting.
- Foot Mechanics - Over-pronation, a flattening of the arch of the foot which causes the lowerleg to rotate in affecting the alignment of the kneecap.
- Musculature - Weakness of the musculature to control the kneecap.
- Skeletal - Increased Q angle (knock kneed) particularly in women and adolescents.