Chondromalacia Patella: Causes
Articular cartilage cushions the femur (thighbone) and tibia (shinbone) where they meet in the knee, allowing them to move freely and easily. Chondromalacia patella is a softening or wearing away of the articular cartilage on the undersurface of the patella (kneecap).
Chondromalacia of the Knee
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Last reviewedFebruary 2014by Teresa Briedwell, PT, DPT
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