Patellofemoral pain is defined as pain around, behind or under the patella (knee cap) that is aggravated by at least one activity that increases the load in your knee joint such as walking, climbing up and downstairs, jumping, or running. Sometimes you may also experience a grinding sensation in your knee or swelling deep in you knee joint.
Do you find yourself waking up more than once a night to go to the toilet? Are you visiting the men’s room more than every 2 hours during the day? Do you ever get the sudden uncontrollable urge to rush to the bathroom RIGHT NOW?
You may have what is known as Overactive Bladder Syndrome (OAB). OAB is relatively common, with figures from the Australian Urological Society estimating that approximately 16% of Australian men have the condition. Given that most men don’t freely discuss their bladder habits even with their doctor, the prevalence of OAB may in fact be much higher than this!
Your kidneys play a vital role in your overall health which is why it’s important you look after them and give them your attention. Kidney disease is often silent. Most people with kidney disease do not notice the presence of any symptoms until it has gone on and done some serious damage.