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Patellar Tendinopathy (Jumper’s Knee) Physiotherapy



Jumper’s Knee is the common term for Patella Tendinopathy.

Generally, this kind of knee pain is a gradual and progressive one ie it becomes worse over time. If running, jumping and landing activities are practiced too much then the strain on the Patella Tendon can become too great, causing small, microscopic damage to develop in the tissue that makes up the tendon. 

Early diagnosis and treatment by a doctor or senior physiotherapist is important as the outcome is better if treatment is initiated early.

Patellar Tendinopathy (Jumper’s Knee) Symptoms

The greatest amount of stress is put through the Patella Tendon is during

  • jumping
  • landing

Apart from sports/activity-related overuse, jumper's knee is also associated with ageing. You see, as we get older, our body's own natural ability to regenerate damaged tissue decreases and the quality of the tendon goes down, and that's why jumper’s knee comes on gradually.

Patients report experiencing pain in the patellar tendon which is worsened by activity, movement and exercise. Most of the time, patients will feel sore, pain or tenderness with just pressure (palpation) just below the knee cap.

Pain and tightness is often experienced when bending, squatting, or straightening the leg and stiffness first thing in the morning is common.

Factors that increase your chance of developing jumper's knee:

  • Being physically active
  • Increase in training
  • Changing sport
  • Hard training surface
  • Muscle weakness

Patellar Tendinopathy (Jumper’s Knee) Physiotherapy Treatment

Following diagnosis, the senior physiotherapist will then create a custom physio intervention plan for you, and depending on the causes of the problem, you may be treated with a combination

Patellar Tendinopathy (Jumper’s Knee) Physiotherapy - Our Expertise

Our senior physiotherapists are carefully hand-picked and have a great deal of specific clinical experience in the management of Patellar Tendinopathies.

Initially, our senior physiotherapists will carry out a thorough assessment to determine the cause of your tendinopathy, helping them to select the most appropriate treatment to help you recover.

They then will provide expert treatment for your pain as well as prescribing specific exercises to treat and strengthen your knee, reducing your risk of re-injury and giving you a long term solution.

They will use a variety of evidence based therapies and treatments to help get you back on your feet as quickly as possible.



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At the first session, our specialist physiotherapists will carry out a thorough assessment, helping them to select the most appropriate treatment to help you recover as well as provide treatment in the same session.

Follow up sessions are inline to provide expert treatment for your pain as well as prescribing specific exercises to reduce your risk of re-injury and giving you a long term solution.

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