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Medial Knee Pain

Posted by Dr. Marnie Mabee D'Andrea on Monday, April 12, 2021, In : Knee pain 

In the last issue, we discussed the difference between Patellar tendinopathy vs Patellarfemoral pain.  This issue, we will continue to discuss knee injuries, but will focus on the medial side of the knee.  

Let us first look at the anatomy of the medial knee.  

If we consider all the anatomical structures on the medial side, or inside, of the knee, there are 9 muscles, 3 ligaments, 3 bones, 2 bursas, 1 mensicus, multiple arteries, veins and nerves and four surfaces lined with cartilage. All of ...

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Anterior knee pain: Patellofemoral Pain vs Patellar Tendinopathy

Posted by Dr. Marnie Mabee D'Andrea on Monday, March 8, 2021, In : Knee pain 

Anterior knee pain is a very common symptom in many musculoskeletal rehab or family practices.  In this article, we are going to look at the two most common conditions associated with anterior knee pain, Patellofemoral Pain (PFP) and Patellar Tendinopathy (PT) and address the differences in their respective symptoms and treatment options. 

The following chart shows a comparison of the clinical features of PFP vs PT.


Patellofemoral Pain

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