Several factors can lead to femoro-patellar syndrome. When analyzing the time of onset of symptoms, there is often a history of change that precedes the onset of the injury, for example an increase in the volume of physical activity, the practice of a sport involving jumps or of the race, a change of running surface or an inadequate alignment of the lower limbs during certain repetitive movements. Certain factors can also predispose you to the development of a femoro-patellar syndrome including, among other things, too weak muscles in the hip or knee or poor biomechanical alignment. For the physical therapist this is important.
Advice From Your Physio
There are a few things that can help you prevent the development of PFS. A consultation with your physiotherapist will first confirm your diagnosis and direct you towards the best solutions to get you back on your feet.
An adequate and well-adapted training program is most important. In addition to maintaining good strength and flexibility of the lower limbs, it is important to progress gradually when starting a new physical activity.
Are you still bothered by pain? Identify the activities that cause it and reduce the level of intensity to reduce irritation. The key? Do your activities to avoid an increase in pain during, after or the next day?
After your activities, apply ice to the pain site. This could help control it. Once the problem is resolved, in order to prevent recurrences, it will be important to warm-up well before sports, gradually