Women comprise about 75 percent of the patellofemoral arthroplasty patients due to patellofemoral malalignment and dysplasia in women more frequently than men. The problem may be the result of sports – or work-related wear and tear. Pain with patellofemoral arthritis is directly under the kneecap and is strongest when stairs, prolonged walking, hill walking, squatting and kneeling. The pain is less severe when walking on flat surfaces. The typical patient is relatively young when compared to the total knee replacement candidates – in this study, the average patient was 45 years old and had one or more prior surgical procedures, postoperative rehabilitation their knee pain. Knee pain..
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