Patellofemoral Pain

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.

 “When you’ve gotta go” – Overactive Bladder Syndrome in Men

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!