patellofemoral love

Definitions

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to the patella and the femur

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Relating to both the patella and the femur.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, found a twice weekly hip strengthening regimen performed for six weeks proved surprisingly effective at reducing, and in some cases eliminating, knee pain referred to as patellofemoral pain (PFP) in female runners.

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  • A twice weekly hip strengthening regimen performed for six weeks proved surprisingly effective at reducing -- and in some cases eliminating -- knee pain referred to as patellofemoral pain (PFP) in female runners.

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  • The procedure is called patellofemoral resurfacing.

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  • Just spoke to noted orthopedic surgeon Dr. Michael Kaplan of Middletown, Conn., and he did not sound a very encouraging tone on Giants safety Kenny Phillips, who is out for the season with a knee problem known as patellofemoral arthritis.

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  • But new research from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has zeroed in on what appear to be the main culprits of the condition, formally known as patellofemoral pain syndrome.

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  • If unchecked, it can lead to more serious problems such as patellofemoral osteoarthristis.

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  • "Over time, that insignificant value becomes significant," said Connors, who rattled through an abridged list of Khannouchi's ailments—patellofemoral syndrome, ankle impingement, bone spurs and something called hallux rigidus, which is degenerative arthritis in the big toe.

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  • He went on injured reserve last September, with patellofemoral arthritis and then had microfracture surgery on his left knee.

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  • Running on hard surfaces, up and down hills, and on uneven surfaces all contribute to what we call "patellofemoral pain."

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  • Such injuries include patellofemoral knee pain, illiotibial band syndrome, shin splints, Achilles tendinopathy, plantar fasciitis, and stress fractures.

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