Patellar tendinitis is an injury to the tendon connecting your kneecap (patella) to your shinbone, is a relatively common cause of pain in the inferior patellar region in athletes. Patellar tendinitis, otherwise called jumper's knee, is most regular in competitors whose games include frequent jumping— for example, basketball and volleyball.
Pain is the first symptom of patellar tendinitis, usually between your kneecap and where the tendon attaches to your shinbone (tibia). Anterior knee pain over the patella tendon, Pain made worse with jumping, landing or running activity and sometimes with prolonged sitting, Onset of pain is usually gradual and commonly related to an increase in sport activity.
Our analysis of the series in the literature between 1990 and 2008 was based on an analysis of referenced series of surgical treatment of tendinopathies, with a follow-up of at least one year, in cohorts of at least 10 patients, excluding all complete thickness tears. The results analysed were the success rate, the delay before beginning athletic activities, and the athletic level reached after surgery.