Jumper's Knee

Patellar Tendinitis or "Jumper's Knee" is a pain or tenderness just below the patella (kneecap).  The pain is caused by inflammation of the patellar tendon (think band of tissue connecting the patella to the tibia/shinbone).

Causes:

  • Overuse
  • repeated stress on the patellar tendon can cause tiny micro fiber tears in tendon that leads to inflammation

Treatments:

  • Hot/Cold Therapy Wrap
  • Ice
  • Foam rollers
  • Roller massagers

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