Physio treating an injured knee

Patellar tendinopathy

What is patellar tendinopathy?

Symptoms: what are the signs?

Causes: why has this happened?

Treatment options: treatments to suit you

Treatment options: self help

Treatment options: physiotherapy

Treatment options: medicines

Treatment options: surgery

More information from Bupa Knee Clinic

    • Jumper’s knee. Medscape. www.emedicine.medscape.com, published 7 October 2015
    • Tendinopathy. BMJ Best Practice. www.bestpractice.bmj.com, published 10 October 2014
    • Patellar tendon tear. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. www.orthoinfo.aaos.org, published August 2009
  • Reviewed by Dylan Merkett, Bupa Health Content Team, October 2015.

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