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Having Jumper's Knee?

Updated: Aug 2, 2023

Jumper's Knee

What is Jumper's #Knee?

A condition that causes pain in the band of tissue that connects the kneecap to the shin bone. Commonly seen in children and also occurs in young #sports #athletes that require repetitive #jumping, #running, #walking or #cycling.

What are the common symptoms?

- Pain just below or above your# kneecap

- Pain when ascending staircase

- Pain when trying to get up from a #squat

How does this happen?

These activities put repeated stress on the kneecap tendon and cause it to get inflamed.

How can #Physio help?

- Relief of pain and swelling at the acute(early) stage

- Strengthen necessary #muscles to reduce risk of re-occurrence

-Educate to manage and training you to get back to sports/daily activity






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