KNEE PAIN

Patellar tendinopathy, also called jumpers knee or runner’s knee, affects up to 20 % of skeletally mature athletes and up to 50 % of athletes involved in jumping or landing sports. This results from degeneration of the patella tendon.

MOST COMMON CAUSES OF KNEE PAIN

Running, Jumping and Landing.

KNEE PAIN SYMPTOMS

Pain is often felt under the kneecap other symptoms may include:

Often lacks an identifiable cause.

Happens gradually over time.

Pain comes and goes.

Can affect 1 knee or both knees.

Pain when standing up, jumping, squatting, running and walking down steps

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