Jumpers knee

Jumpers knee is an accepted term for patellar tendinitis. It is common in high jumpers and volleyball or basketball players. This injury is characterized by pain at the inferior pole of the patella at its attachment to the patellar tendon. It occurs as a result of repetitive stress whose frequency of occurrence exceeds the body’s rate of natural repair or healing.


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