TagJumpers Knee

Patellar Tendonitis


Patellar tendonitis is an injury of the tendon that connects your kneecap – the patella – to your shinbone. You use the patellar tendon every time you extend your leg, like when you’re kicking, running, or jumping, which is why patellar tendonitis is most common in jumping sports such as volleyball or basketball. However, it can occur in non-athletes as well. Getting rid of patellar tendonitis...