About the program:
This program is aimed at patients diagnosed with CMP or patellofemoral syndrome.
You may begin this program after consulting your physician or a member of our team.
The goal of the program is to prevent muscular atrophy, to restore mobility in the knee, and to eliminate bad compensatory habits.
For a full and timely recovery, it is necessary to perform the exercises daily.
What the program contains:
- The program contains video playlists.
- A new playlist is loaded every day.
- The videos combine a detailed description of the exercise with a visual demonstration of how to correctly perform it.
- The exercises gradually progress in difficulty.
34 days of rehabilitation
45 different exercises
435 videos total
All rehabilitation exercises are only to be performed until you feel a stretch up to a mild discomfort. Under no circumstances should you cause yourself any pain. If you feel any pain, please take a short break and resume exercising at a reduced strain level. Overexertion will slow down the recovery process!
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Chondromalacia Patellae (CMP), also known as patellofemoral syndrome is the most common cause of chronic knee joint pain among young people.
This is a condition where the patella’s articular cartilage starts to soften, which leads to local inflammation and pain.
The most common reason for this is poor alignment of the axes of muscle pull on the patella as it slides over the lower end of the femur.
Chondromalacia manifests in pain or discomfort right behind the patella that gets worse with movement. But perhaps the most characteristic clinical symptom is pain and stiffness in the knee when getting up after sitting for a long time.
The diagnosis is given based on clinical data as well as a corresponding radiograph. The patellar grind test can indicate the presence of patellofemoral syndrome. The test consists of pressing down on the patella and asking the patient to gradually contract the quadriceps femoris. Should this elicit pain, the test is considered positive.
Treatment targets two main aspects:
Realigning the axes of muscle pull and the motion of the lower end of the femur by strengthening the inner part of the quadriceps femoris