Patellafemoral pain because of job. (Any recommendations?)

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Topic Title: Patellafemoral pain because of job. (Any recommendations?)
Created On: 03/21/2017 06:41 PM

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 03/21/2017 06:41 PM

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Brii1920

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 To make a long story short.. I got diagnosed with Patellofemoral pain syndrome about 3 months ago.. that was 6 months in to my job as a cashier. It's 9 months in and my knees aren't getting better but getting worse.

I've had to cut my hours down because of this to try to help it.

I obtained this knee-overuse syndrome by the sheer fact i stand for 8-10hrs straight each day at work which is a place I am not allowed to sit down at. I cant take too many more hours out of my work schedule or im screwed.. but every time I try to rest them, even for two consecutive off days I will be just fine, but 30mins into my job the next day, both of my knees just act as if I did not just let them rest, and we are back at square one.

Any ideas what to do about this? I cant get relief from my knees aching unless I sit but they will not let me.

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