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12 Jan 2006

ACL REKONSTRUKSIE GEHAD EN NA 3 JAAR WEER PROBLEME
EK HET n ACL LIGAMENT GESKEUR IN MY REGTER KNIE. NA N HELE 13 MAANDE SE REABILITASIE HET EK WEER BEGIN SPORT DOEN. WAS ENGELAND TOE EN DAAR RUGBY GESPEEL EN HET NIKS PROBLEME GEHAD. NOU NA OMTRENT 3 EN N HALF JAAR KRY EK N STEEK PYN VOOR OP MY KNIE ELKE KEER AS EK HARDLOOP DIT VOEL ASOF DIE PYN AGTER MY KNIE SKYF IS. KNIE SWEL NIE OP OF ENIGE IETS NIE MAAR EK MOET SE EK SIT ELKE KEER NOG YS OP NA RUGBY. HET NOU NOG NIE WEER GESPEEL VIR 8 MAANDE NIE EN IS OOK NIE VANPLAN OM WEER TE SPEEL NIE MAAR SAL GRAAG WIL WEET WAT DIT KAN WEES.

DAIE DANKIE EN ENIGE RAAD SAL WARDEER WORD
WERNER
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Sports injuries

01 Jan 0001

Hi Werner
Please excuse me if my translation isn't great.
It appears from what you have mentioned that it's likely you have PATELLOFEMORAL SYNDROME. What that means is that your patella (or kneecap) is misaligned with the underlying femoral/thigh bone. Where the patella should be moving over the femur smoothly in a groove, it is actually scraping over the femoral bone, causing pain. It is often caused by an imbalance of muscles; the outer muscles being stronger than the inner ones.
The main treatment for it is to STRENGTHEN the inner thigh muscles to be as strong as the outer ones.
There are surgical options if and only if strengthening exercises don't help.

good luck
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