How is patellofemoral syndrome (PFS) prevented?

Updated: Sep 15, 2020
  • Author: Noel F So, MD, FAAPMR; Chief Editor: Consuelo T Lorenzo, MD  more...
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PFS is a common overuse injury. Varying workouts, incorporating strengthening and stretching into routines, employing proper hydration and nutrition, and increasing focused activity by 10% weekly are general guidelines to reduce the risk of developing overuse injuries.


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