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Tendonitis Issues

Guide to Tendonitis

Chronic, or long-term, tendon problems are common. Tendon problems are especially common in people who play certain types of sports. For instance, tendon problems account for almost 30 percent of all running injuries and 40 percent of all tennis injuries.

Patellar Tendonitis of the Knee

Alignment or overuse problems of the knee structures can lead to strain, irritation, and/or injury. This produces pain, weakness, and swelling of the knee joint. Patellar tendonitis (also known as jumper's knee) is a common overuse condition of one of the knee tendons that is associated with running, kicking, and repetitive jumping and landing.