Could your knee pain be Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS)?
PFPS is one of the most common causes of knee pain and can effect individuals of all ages. This condition can occur if the patella or knee cap tracts along the surface of the knee incorrectly, therefore causing discomfort of pain. Current research tells us that PFPS is usually exacerbated by activities including sitting, kneeling, squatting and stair climbing.
If these symptoms sound familiar you may be suffering from Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome. Causes of this condition are often due to muscular imbalances and altered biomechanics from the hip, knee, ankle or foot. It is essential to identify and address specific factors contributing to your knee pain to obtain the best treatment outcomes.
The team at Ormond Physiotherapy will access and create a personalised treatment plan base on your personal needs. A combination of physiotherapy, massage therapy, orthotics, pilates and strengthening programs may be the answer to your knee pain.
Helpful Tips:
• For best outcomes the continuation of your specialised home exercise program provided by Ormond Physiotherapy is essential to prevent reoccurrence of symptoms.
• Return to sport is best performed gradually, don’t rush into it!
Come and see the team from Ormond Physiotherapy today and begin you pathway to recovery.