Knee pain when squatting

Torn cartilage meniscus

Torn Meniscus

A torn meniscus is a tear of one of the semi-circular cartilage discs in the knee joint. A medial meniscus tear on the inside of the knee is more common. It is caused by direct impact in contact sports or twisting. However, it may also occur in older athletes through gradual degeneration. Torn meniscus symptoms …

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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. Osgood Schlatter disease symptoms Osgood Schlatter disease or Osgood Schlatter lesion is a very common cause of knee pain in children between the ages of …

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Patellofemoral pain syndrome

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS) results from the patella (kneecap) rubbing on the femur bone underneath. It is also known as runner’s knee, chondromalacia patellae, anterior knee pain, and patellofemoral joint syndrome. Patellofemoral pain syndrome symptoms Symptoms include an aching pain in the knee joint, particularly at the front of the knee and under the patella. …

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Jumpers knee

Patellar Tendonitis (Jumper’s knee)

Jumper’s knee is also known as patellar tendonitis or patella tendinopathy. It is an overuse injury causing pain at the front of the knee, specifically at the bottom of the kneecap (patella). Here we explain the symptoms, causes, treatment, and rehabilitation of Jumper’s knee. Patellar tendonitis symptoms The main symptom of Jumper’s knee is pain …

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Quadriceps tendinopathy

Quadriceps Tendonitis (Tendinopathy)

Quadriceps tendonitis is inflammation of the tendon of the quadriceps (thigh) muscle, where it inserts at the top of the patella. It is an overuse injury caused by too much running, jumping or squat type exercises. Symptoms of quadriceps tendonitis Quadriceps tendinopathy symptoms consist of pain over the top of the patella (kneecap) which is …

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