Tag Archives: Chondromalacia Patella

Treating Runner's Knee

Treating Runner’s Knee

Diagnosing Runner’s Knee An X-ray can be used to assess bony changes and signs of malalignment, where as an MRI when compared to other radiological investigations is very good at visualizing cartilage changes. The use of an MRI investigation in the diagnosis of runner’s knee, specifically regrading the grading of severity can be beneficial. However… Read More >

What Is Chondromalacia Patella?

What Is Chondromalacia Patella?

Chondromalacia Patella, The Basics Chondromalacia patella, also referred to as patellofemoral syndrome, or runners knee is the most common cause of persistent knee pain. With chondromalacia patella pain the discomfort is typically aggravated by activity, or prolonged sitting with the knees bent (such as sitting at the movies, or whilst on a long haul flight)…. Read More >