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Knee Pain from Jumping

Jumpers knee is a common term used to describe an overuse injury to the patellar tendon.  The technical term for this tendon injury is patellar tendinosis or patellar tendinopathy and is estimated to affect 45% of elite volleyball players.  The symptoms of this condition can often be similar to patellofemoral syndrome, patellar tendinitis, quadricep tendinitis, patellar maltracking…

Knee Pain and Cycling

With the Tour de France in full swing we thought it would be fitting to address a common cycling injury for this weeks blog; patellar tendinosis. Patellar Tendonitis / Patellar Tendonosis The patellar tendon is located below the patella (or “knee-cap”) and is an extension of our quadriceps muscle (the muscle on the front of your…