Jumper’s Knee

Jumper’s knee is a term used to describe an overuse injury of the patellar (kneecap) tendon. This injury may involve inflammation or degeneration of the patella tendon.

Jumper’s knee is prevalent in jumping athletes (up to 20% of them). Overuse of the knee is a common mechanism for the injury, where prolonged or repetitive strain contributes to the inflammation or degeneration of the patellar tendon.

Patient often reports discomfort around the knee, and increased pain after using stairs (especially while going down).

We offer many services at our clinic that can help with the recovery from Jumper’s knee. These include, but are not limited to:

  • Electrotherapy
  • Friction massage
  • Trigger point treatment