Chondromalacia Patella Topic Guide

Chondromalacia Patella Chondromalacia Patella: Chondromalacia patella (patellofemoral syndrome) is degeneration of the cartilage underneath the kneecap. Symptoms of chondromalacia patella include knee pain and a feeling of tightness or fullness. Treatment involves avoiding activities that irritate the cartilage under the kneecap, ice packs, antiinflammatory medications, physical therapy, and stretching.


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