Anterior knee pain is most commonly caused by an entity known as the patello-femoral pain syndrome and comprises of an array of biomechanical disturbances in normal kinematics of the knee joint.
The normal weight bearing axis when disturbed or in cases where there is an injury to the knee joint, leads to generation of pain. This pain generating factor leads to inhibition of normal muscular activity which in turn disturbs normal kinematics of the joint. These symptoms might arise even with prolonged squatting or cross-legged posture and a flat or pronated foot.
Lifestyle modifications along with a tailored rehabilitation programme remains must after diagnosing the cause of pathlogy to prevent recurrence of symptoms.
Other problems causing a anterior knee pain may include jumpers knee, peri-patellar synovitis, bursitis and patellar tendinitis
The video will brief you regarding the reasons and treatment of knee pain with emphasis on the change in mechanics of the normal knee joint. Please feel free to consult our orthopedic surgeon to know more !
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