Jumper’s knee is a name commonly used to refer to patellar tendinitis, or inflammation of the tendon connecting your quadricep muscle to you shin bone (tibia). This condition is usually caused by overuse of your knee joint, poor posture/alignment, or weakness of the surrounding musculature and can lead to pain with squatting, kneeling or stair climbing.
How our physiotherapists can help
Our trained physiotherapists are experts in evaluating your movement to isolate the source of the problem. Ultrasound and interferential current, as well as other modalities, may be used to reduce your pain and discomfort. Hands-on therapy will help to improve your joint mechanics and movement. In addition, strengthening and coordination exercises will be provided to help restore stability to the affected area and prevent re-occurrence of symptoms. Book an appointment today to let us help you recover from Jumper’s Knee!