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Jumper's knee

Jumper's knee: Introduction

Jumper's knee: Jumper's knee, also known as patellar tendonitis, is a condition characterized by inflammation of the patellar tendon, which connects the kneecap to shin bone (tibia). See detailed information below for a list of 2 causes of Jumper's knee, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Jumper's knee:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Jumper's knee. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Common Causes of Jumper's knee

Jumper's knee Treatments

Some of the possible treatments listed in sources for treatment of Jumper's knee may include:

  • Physical therapy
  • Decrease activities that increase patellofemoral pressure (eg, jumping, squatting)
  • Cryotherapy
  • Joint motion and kinematics assessment
  • Stretching exercise
  • Sports specific proprioceptive training and plyometrics
  • Sclerosing injection
  • Corticosteroid injection
  • more treatments...»

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Jumper's knee: Animations

Causes of General Symptom Types

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Causes of Similar Symptoms to Jumper's knee

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Detailed list of causes of Jumper's knee

The list below shows some of the causes of Jumper's knee mentioned in various sources:

How Common are these Causes of Jumper's knee?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Jumper's knee. Of the 2 causes of Jumper's knee that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "common" diseases
  • 0 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 0 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 2 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Jumper's knee:

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Medical Conditions associated with Jumper's knee:

Knee symptoms (149 causes), Leg symptoms (2751 causes), Limb symptoms (3592 causes), Joint symptoms (1430 causes), Musculoskeletal symptoms (6264 causes), Bone symptoms (2907 causes), Skeletal symptoms (4109 causes), Arm symptoms (1619 causes)

Symptoms related to Jumper's knee:

Frequent overuse of the knee-joint, Jumping on hard surfaces

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