Jumpers Knee & Patellar Tendonitis Braces
Jumper’s Knee, commonly known as Patellar Tendonitis, is an injury to tendon that connects the kneecap to the shin bone. Inflammation of the patellar tendon is often caused by overuse or repetitive movements in jumping and running. Jumper’s Knee is often seen in athletes who participate frequently in sports like volleyball or basketball. Swelling of the knee, pain, or stiffness may be felt beneath the kneecap. Wearing a brace for Jumper’s Knee will help apply pressure on the patellar tendon to help reduce pain. A knee strap or band will help absorb force on the knee and can help give you the support you need while you stay active.