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Monday, 13 August 2012

Patellofemoral Syndrome: a cause of knee pain

More practical advice from the Adult Down Syndrome Clinic, via their Facebook page. Dr Julia Howell developed a handout for patients, on knee pain, during a recent rotation at the Adult Down Syndrome Center (in Chicago). 

People with Down syndrome can often have laxity, or looseness, of the ligaments that support joints. The knee is no exception ... 

... read on for Dr Howell's explanation of the cause of knee pain associated with Patellofemoral Syndrome here, and advice on exercises that can be done at home, in a series of photos attached to the previous post.

The handout she prepared will be posted as a download on the Adult Down Syndrome Centre website shortly, and we will post the link here.

You can also access this information through this post on the Adult Down Syndrome Center's blog.

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