Tag Archive for: inflammation of knee

Patellar tendonitis (Jumper’s Knee)

What is Patellar Tendonitis? Patellar tendonitis, otherwise known as Jumper’s Knee, is an inflammation of the tendon that connects the patella (knee cap) to the tibia (shin bone). Patellar tendonitis is an overuse syndrome of the patellar tendon.   The front knee pain is worse with jumping or running. The condition is seen in athletes who […]

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