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23 Kneecap/Patella Injury/Condition Stories

The patella (kneecap) protects the knee joint and helps the leg move efficiently. Many conditions can cause pain when the patella moves, including damaged cartilage, fractures and “runner’s knee” (overuse). Read the stories of patients who had a kneecap condition or injury, but received the appropriate treatment at HSS to get back in the game.