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Patella-femoral dysfunction is pain in the front of your knee where your kneecap (patella) glides abnormally at the end of your thigh bone (femur).
Patella-femoral dysfunction is usually seen in teenagers and is more common in females. You might have patella-femoral dysfunction if you have pain in the front or back of your knees. It is usually worse with:
Patella-femoral dysfunction in children occurs for several reasons:
Patella-femoral dysfunction is typically treated with:
You can prevent patella-femoral dysfunction with:
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