Chondromalacia patellae - come again?!?! You may have realised we healthcare professionals love using big words. This condition is simply referring to wear and tear to the cartilage that can be found under your knee cap. It's job is to help with smooth movement of the knee cap which acts a pulley to allow for certain movements namely extension (straightening) of your leg and protection of the knee joint. Poor muscle control previous injuries and fractures can be reasons why you may feel pa...
Prev post1 of 3Next Osteoarthritis, also known as degenerative joint disease or osteoarthrosis, is the most common form of arthritis. It occurs due to the breakdown of cartilage in joints, which causes the bones to rub against each other. According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 27 million people in America have osteoarthritis.