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. In any case, even individuals who don't participate in jumping games can get patellar tendinitis.
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.
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