Patellofemoral arthritis is painful arthritis that affects the patella, or kneecap. It is usually caused by damage to articular cartilage caused by a fracture or dysplasia.
What are the signs and symptoms of patellofemoral arthritis?
- Redness and swelling around the joint
- Chronic pain
- Popping noise or grinding sensation in the joint
- Weakness in the joint
- Instability or loss of use