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Patellofemoral Joint Pain Syndrome (PFPS)

Patellofemoral joint pain syndrome is also commonly known as anterior knee pain or chondromalacia patellae. There is a variety of causes that can result in this condition, such as peripatellar synovitis, cartilage lesions or injuries, irritation to the infrapatellar fat pad and tightness of the lateral retinaculum.

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