Patellofemoral pain (PFP) is the preferred term to describe pain around the patella (kneecap). It can also be known as patellofemoral pain syndrome, chondromalacia patellae and anterior knee pain.
When most people think of lateral elbow pain they think of tennis elbow. However this term gives very little indication of any pathologies at play and sports clinicians are in fact more likely to see this condition in non tennis players.
Along with other types of shin pain Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (MTSS) has often been attributed the umbrella term "shin splints". It is now also referred to as Medial Tibial Traction Stress Syndrome.