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Understanding Patellar Tendonitis (knee cap pain)

As we get into spring, one of the most common injuries we see at Hadl Clinical Bodywork is Patellar Tendonitis.


What Patellar Tendonitis?

Understanding Patellar Tendonitis


Patellar tendonitis is a common injury among athletes and individuals engaged in activities that involve repetitive jumping or running. It manifests as pain and inflammation in the patellar tendon, impacting knee function.


Exercises and Stretches for Patellar Tendonitis Relief

  1. Strengthening Exercises: Focus on exercises that target the patellar tendon directly, such as wall sits and squats.


2. Stretches: Include stretches like quadriceps stretches and hamstring stretches to improve flexibility and reduce tension in the knee area.

By combining these exercises and stretches, individuals can effectively manage patellar tendonitis, reduce pain, and enhance mobility.


Remember to consult a healthcare professional before starting any new exercise regimen.For detailed instructions and specific exercises contact a therapist at Hadl Clinical Bodywork, Fort Worth Texas Massage Therapy Experts.

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