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What is Jumper’s Knee?

EXPERT:
Jason C. King, M.D.
SPECIALTY:

Sports Medicine

TOPIC:

Jumper’s knee or patellar tendonitis is pain in the tendon which attaches the kneecap or patella to the top of the shin bone or tibia. It is usually an overuse injury caused by repetitive strain. Jason C. King, M.D., Sports Medicine Specialist at Orthopedic Physician Associates shares more on this injury during his interview on IRG’s Sports Medicine Update.