Jumper’s knee

Patellar tendinitis, or jumper’s knee, is a relatively common cause of pain in the inferior patellar region, especially with athletes. Jumper’s knee commonly occurs in athletes who are involved in jumping sports such as handball, basketball and volleyball, or other sports that involve sudden direction changes. Depending on the duration of symptoms, jumper’s knee is classified into 1 of the following 4 stages: Pain only after activity Pain during and after activity Prolonged pain during and after activity, with increasing difficulty performing satisfactorily Complete tendon tear needing surgical repair It starts as inflammation in the patellar tendon where it [...]



Epicondylitis is a form of musculoskeletal disorder that refers to an inflammation in the lateral or medial epicondyle. In some variations, it is also known as tennis elbow, golfer’s elbow or mouse arm. Tennis elbow is caused by inflammation in the elbow and forearm, resulting in pain and soreness. The pain originates in the bone in the outer part of the elbow (lateral epicondyle) where the muscles that bend the hand backwards and stretch the fingers are attached. It is most often caused by repetitive stress and overuse at the muscle-tendon junction, forceful, repetitive, or akward motions, such as [...]

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