To overcome patella pain, you need to stick with your treatment program. Keeping up with your program after you finish rehab will help maintain the strength and flexibility of the muscles that support your knee. This increases your chances of remaining active for many years to come.

Inside Your Knee

A healthy knee moves easily. But when joint problems occur, movement may cause pain. In many cases, arthroscopy can help.

A Healthy Knee

The knee joins the upper and lower leg bones (femur and tibia). A cushion of cartilage (meniscus) sits between these bones. The ends of the bones and the back of the kneecap (patella) are covered by smooth articular cartilage. This helps the joint move easily. Soft tissues (muscles and ligaments) make the knee stable and strong