Patella tracking issues occur when the kneecap glides improperly within the groove at the front end of the femur (thigh bone). This can be caused from a shallow femural groove or if ligaments, tendons and muscles are too tight or too loose. A misaligned kneecap can also cause patella tracking problems.
Kneecap tracking issues can be extremely painful. Luckily, wearing a patella stabilizing brace can help alleviate kneecap pain. One of the best knee braces for patellar stabilization is the DonJoy Lateral J Knee Brace. Watch this video to learn why: