Knee pain when squatting

Osgood schlatters disease

Osgood Schlatter Disease

Do you suffer from Osgood Schlatter Disease? It doesn’t have to be the end of your sporting career. With proper treatment and adapting your training it can be managed successfully. On this page: Symptoms & diagnosis Causes & anatomy Treatment Exercises Go direct to: Taping and bracing Can I train with Osgood Schlatters? Knee pain …

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Patellofemoral pain syndrome

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS) is also known as runner’s knee, chondromalacia patellae, anterior knee pain, and patellofemoral joint syndrome. It is a general term used to describe patella pain of which there are a number of causes. On this page: Symptoms & diagnosis Causes & anatomy Self-help treatment Taping What can a professional do? Go …

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Jumpers knee

Jumper’s Knee | Patella Tendinopathy

Jumper’s knee is also known as patellar tendonitis or patella tendinopathy. It causes pain at the front of the knee, specifically at the bottom of the kneecap (patella). On this page: Symptoms Causes & anatomy Treatment Taping Massage Surgery Go straight to: Stretching exercises Strengthening exercises Symptom tracker tool Jumper’s knee symptoms The main symptom …

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Quadriceps tendinopathy

Quadriceps Tendinopathy

Quadriceps tendinopathy (tendinitis) is inflammation or more likely degeneration of the quadriceps tendon at the top of the patella. On this page: Symptoms Causes & anatomy Treatment Exercises Symptoms of quadriceps tendinopathy Quadriceps tendinopathy symptoms consist of pain over the top of the patella (kneecap) which is felt during and after exercise. There may be …

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Torn cartilage meniscus

Medial Meniscus Tear

A medial meniscus tear or torn meniscus is a tear of the semi-circular cartilage in the knee joint causing pain on the inside of the knee. It is commonly injured through direct impact in contact sports or twisting, but can also occur in older athletes through gradual degeneration. Treatment depends on how bad the injury …

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