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Knee Pain in Children


Blog by Vancouver Orthotics, Hycroft Medical Building (113-3195 Granville St @ 16th Ave) | March 17th, 2018


Hi everybody! Happy St. Patricks's day! Today we had a family come into the office with a 13-year-old boy who is experiencing knee pain in both knees. This young man play soccer three times a week, and is quite active on his non-soccer days as well. Dr. Michael performed a postural and foot exam on him and diagnosedKnee Pain in Vancouver him with jumper's knee (Ddx Patello Femoral Syndrome). Custom orthotics have been recommended coupled with adequate rest, warm-up, cool down, and stretches.

Book Online.pngDr. Michael Horowitz offers a 5-Step process to successfully treating this condition.  He can help evaluate & diagnose your condition and recommend the best course of action for you. Call Vancouver Orthotics at 604-737-3668 for more information.

YOU MIGHT HAVE THESE QUESTIONS ABOUT PATELLO-FEMROAL SYNDROME:

  • What is the most effective patello-femoral syndrome treatment?
  • What exercises & stretches do you recommend for knee pain?
  • What symptoms are most commonly associated with patello-femoral syndrome?
  • What what shoes are best for patello-femoral syndrome?
  • Where can I get medical hardware for my knee pain?
  • Should I purchase a knee brace?
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