As a Sport Medicine Physician, this is one question that Dr Andy Reed gets asked a lot! Patients also want to know if they should avoid running if they already have osteoarthritis (OA) of the knee.
Patellofemoral instability is a debilitating condition that frequently occurs in young, active people, significantly affecting their quality of life. It can occur due to injury e.g. a direct impact to the knee, or from variations in a patient’s anatomy that allow the patella (kneecap) to dislocate with minimal force. Patellofemoral instability, however, is not just […]