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.
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.
Patellar tendinitis is a common overuse injury as a result of repeated stress on your patellar tendon. The stress results in tears in the tendon that as they become more numerous, causes inflammation in your tendon.The conservative approach to treating patellar tendinitis aims to reduce strain on your tendon and to gradually build up the tendon's strength.