ANTERIOR KNEE PAIN SYNDROME & TREATMENT
Definition: What is "Anterior Knee Pain Syndrome"?
Anterior knee pain syndrome is a degeneration of the tissue that protects the knee cap. This disease features extreme pain on the knees & is usually felt by people who are into athletic sports.
Symptoms & Signs
The main symptoms of the disease are pain on the knees, cramps & tingling or burning sensation in the kneecap.
Treatment: How to Treat "Anterior Knee Pain Syndrome"?
Treatment for the illness is done by massage therapy & relaxation to ease the muscles that surround the knee. Surgery meanwhile is recommended for serious injuries like bone fractures. Physical & occupational therapies meanwhile are advised to help speed up the recovery process & strengthen the knee bones & muscles.
Anterior knee pain syndrome can be due to muscle stress on the knee after undergoing strenuous activities. It can also be a result of friction of the knee joints after an injury.
The illness can be determined by physical check-up of the affected knee. X-ray can also detect signs of fracture or injury.