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Patellafemoral Syndrome Patient Stories
Compiled by Knee1 Editorial Team

Formerly known as "Patient Stories", this blog features first-hand accounts of users who have dealt with Patellofemoral Syndrome (PFS).


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Patello Femoral Syndrome - May 11
Hi! I am 14 and have recieved both an x-ray and MRI of my knee. The doctors said that I ahev no structural damage. My PT said that my kneecap is too far up too far to the ...
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Pain relievers to help with PFS pain - Feb 05
Does anyone know any effective balms/ creams (such as tiger balm joint cream, etc.) or dietary supplements/vitamins to help reduce the pain? I have to go through intense ...
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Severe pfs both knees with bad hips and feet pain - Dec 10
Hi, my name is Tracy and in oct. of 2003, I was diagnosed with severe pfs both knees. I had always wondered why I was not able to squat, or do certain activities without ...
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Patella Femoral Syndrome :( - Apr 06
I have been diagnosed with PFS about five years ago. At first the pain was bearable. Since then I have become even more active in sports, playing them constantly all year ...
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PFS 10 - Feb 23
As Aviation Ordnanceman in the Navy, you're always lifting and loading weapons, so you use your legs quite often. I've had knee problems before, but the pain was always ...
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  • PFS 9
    Hi Dr. I am in my forty's, been active all my life, b-ball, volleyball, hockey mostly as a goal tender (lots of knee-bends). I never ever had a knee problem with either knee until this year. My left knee, is clicking now, and I have pain generally when I walk down stairs or a hill, or when I'm in a deep knee bend. I've been told and being treated for PFS. The pain is bearible, and I still manage to walk 3 km everyday with it. My question is, am I further damaging this knee by walking on it daily? What procedure should I consider to determine the true source of my current condition? The pain is located in two locations. The interior side of the left knee(inside thigh area) and beneath the knee cap. I have a clicking sound towards the anterior side of the left knee. Appreciate your advice, Sincerely, Mark Horth
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