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Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome Exercises

Medically reviewed by Last updated on May 6, 2024.

What do I need to know about patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS) exercises?

Your healthcare provider will tell you when to start doing PFPS exercises. Your provider or a physical therapist will teach you exercises to strengthen the muscles in your legs, including around your knee. Strong leg muscles can help prevent more injuries.

What do I need to know about exercise safety?

How do I perform PFPS exercises safely?

Your healthcare provider or physical therapist will tell you which of the following exercises to do, and how often to do them.

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