Causes of Anterior Knee Pain


Anterior Knee Kain is a very common issue among all age groups and its prevalence increases with age.

Athletes like Runners, Football players etc are likely to suffer from Anterior Knee Pain.

Degenerative changes in knee joint and nearby structures also leads to Anterior Knee Pain in middle and older age group patients.

Following are the causes of Anterior Knee Pain listed below :-

Oscgood-Schallter Disease

Patellofemoral Pain / Syndrome

Jumper’s Knee

Synovial Plica

Knee Bursitis or Hoffa’s Disease

Chondromalaciae Patallae

Quadriceps Tendinitis

Patellofemoral Osteoarthritis

Excessive Lateral Pressure Syndrome

Prepatellar Bursitis or Housemaid’s Knee

Patellar Stress Fracture

Osteochondritis Dissecans

Bone Tumours

Sinding Larsen Johansson Syndrome

Iliotibial Band Syndrome

Patellofemoral Instability

Bipartite Patella

Patellar Malalignment

Patellar Subluxation and Dislocation

Pes Ansernius Bursitis

Synovial Chondromatosis

Osteochondral Injury

Loose bodies in joint