Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome
This is a pain you feel in the front of your knee. It involves the patella. That's the bone we commonly call the "kneecap." The patella slides up and down in a groove on your femur as you bend and extend your knee. If you have this syndrome, you may have injured the soft tissues that support and cushion your kneecap. Or, you may have some damage to the cartilage on the underside of the kneecap.
Our Simi Valley office and Porter Ranch office and Orthopedic Walk-In Clinic will be closed on Friday, October 11 due to the fires. Services at our other locations may be affected as well due to travel conditions; however, we will try to let everyone know if their appointment or surgery is affected. Please stay safe and contact us at (818) 901-6600 if you would like to reschedule your appointment for any reason. We apologize for any inconvenience.x