What is Patellar Tendinitis (Jumper’s Knee)?

Patellar tendinitis occurs when repetitive stress has been placed on the patella tendon, the tendon attaching the patella (kneecap) to the tibia (shin bone), resulting in irritation and inflammation surrounding the tendon. It is commonly known as Jumper’s Knee as it typically presents as anterior (front) knee pain following activities involving jumping or sprinting. It is a common injury for people involved in jumping and running sports.

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