A group of symptoms which tend to suggest that there is a problem in the joint between the kneecap (patella) and its underlying groove in the femur bone.

Patellofemoral syndrome
Anterior knee pain

Here is a list of useful resources for patellar patients.

Because the patella is an integral part of the whole muscle-tendon-bone structure that extends the knee, it can be...

An explanation of factors affecting measurement of the Q-angle.

The patella (knee cap) is exposed to incredibly high loads during sporting activities.

Even activities of daily living, squatting and jogging can put loads equivalent to seven times body weight through the patella - even stair climbing puts loads of three times body weight through it.

So it is hardly surprising things go wrong with this...

Discussing rotational problems with the log bones of the leg and how they can affect the kneecap.

Patellofemoral Syndrome (PFS)

A syndrome is a collection of signs and symptoms that tend to occur together.

What are the common kneecap problems?

A quick overview of kneecap problems to help you with your research.

Patellofemoral Pain

Dr Ronald Grelsamer goes into substantial detail in this richly illustrated course, outlining and discussing the various possible causes of pain in the kneecap region.