A 34-year-old member asked:
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how do i know if i have jumpers knee (patellar tendinitis)?

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Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Pain at tendon: Usually diagnosed by pain with palpation over the patellar tendon.
Answered on May 7, 2016

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