A member asked:

How can you get tendonitis of what they call "jumper's knee"?

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Dr. Ronald Krauser answered

Specializes in Rheumatology

This is actually patellar tendinitis. It is an overuse injury from repetitive overloading of the extensor mechanism of the knee. Risk factors including ankle issues, weak glutes and muscle tightness in the calves, quads and hamstrings.

Answered Jan 22, 2014

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