Causes of Jumper’s Knee

Jumper’s knee is a patellar tendinopathy. It’s caused by repetitive jumping and squatting of the knee. Dr. Alejandro Centurion, Primary Care & Sports Medicine Physician with Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute, explains jumper’s knee causes inflammation and pain and it’s more prevalent in sports such as basketball and volleyball. The doctor also talks about the rehab.

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