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Can you have jumpers knee (patellar tendonitis) in both?
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Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
Orthopedic Surgery
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Common in runners, basketball and volleyball.
Treatment consists of rest, ice, nsaids, quadriceps stretching and strenghtening and slow progressive return to previous activity level as pain subsides. Therapists can help with the correct program for you.

In brief: Yes
Common in runners, basketball and volleyball.
Treatment consists of rest, ice, nsaids, quadriceps stretching and strenghtening and slow progressive return to previous activity level as pain subsides. Therapists can help with the correct program for you.
Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
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Dr. Mark Galland
Orthopedic Surgery
2 doctors agree
In brief: Inflammed tendon
Chronic inflammation of the patella tendon, commonly known as "jumper's knee" is not uncommon in both knees at once.
/ typical treatment options consist of rice, antiinflammatories, physical therapy, counterbrace supports, massage, injections... For more info http://drmarkgalland.Com/platelet-rich-plasma-may-have-edge-in-jumpers-knee/ rarely requires surgery.

In brief: Inflammed tendon
Chronic inflammation of the patella tendon, commonly known as "jumper's knee" is not uncommon in both knees at once.
/ typical treatment options consist of rice, antiinflammatories, physical therapy, counterbrace supports, massage, injections... For more info http://drmarkgalland.Com/platelet-rich-plasma-may-have-edge-in-jumpers-knee/ rarely requires surgery.
Dr. Mark Galland
Dr. Mark Galland
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Dr. Kenneth Tepper
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: Yes
Both knees can be affected.

In brief: Yes
Both knees can be affected.
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
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