Patellar Tendonitis, also commonly known as the Jumper’s knee, is a condition of the knee caused by an overuse injury. It is caused by overstressing of the patella tendon. Patellar tendonitis is common among athletes and players of volleyball, soccer basketball, tennis, skiing, and gymnastics. In older people, it is caused by the gradual degeneration of the joints, bones, and muscles over time.
A serious injury to the tendon can also cause patellar tendonitis. Patellar tendonitis can cause severe knee pain in addition to difficulty in movement.
Some of the common symptoms of patellar tendonitis include
A physiotherapist will recommend some easy to do and highly effective exercises to help relieve pain and treat patellar tendonitis. Stretching is specifically found helpful in treating patellar tendonitis as it increases muscle strength and help in improving cardiovascular fitness.
At Physiomobility, we have a team of qualified professionals who offer specialized treatment for various musculoskeletal conditions. Whether you have a chronic medical condition, such as arthritis, or you have experienced a sports injury, or suffer from dizziness and vertigo our experienced physiotherapists will provide you a personalized treatment, offering you relief from pain and discomfort and enabling you to get back to your usual activities quickly.