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What does knee pain on top mean?

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Dr. David Rosenfeld
Pain Management 28 years experience
See Below: Patellar tendinitis (patellar tendinopathy, also known as jumper's knee), is a relatively common cause of pain in the inferior patellar region in athletes.
Dr. Stephen Rodrigues
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Muscles, not joint: Janet g. Travell, md the matriarch of pain therapy noted in the 50-90's something interesting about joint pain. She stated that any joint area stiffness, aching and tension was due to muscles not the joint proper. So her myofascial therapy protocols are designed to treat all types of "joint pain." begin a self-care self/pro massage, chiropractor, heat, epsom soaking, stretching. I use acupuncture!

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