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. It is common with frequent jumping and studies have shown it may be associated with stiff ankle movement and ankle sprains.
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.
The overall pretreatment value of the VISA-P was 50.7 ± 21.6 points (range 10–90). This value increased significantly to 81.4 ± 12.8 points (range 55–100) at 3 months (p<0.001) and maintained a slight improvement with 85.7 ± 11.9 points (range 60–100) at 2 years (p<0.001).