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Knee Pain: Signs and Symptoms

Knee Tendonitis: tendonitis is a condition that occurs when one of the tendons that attaches your muscles to the bones become inflamed. In tendonitis of the knee the superior patellar tendon sometimes referred as "quad tendon", or inferior patella tendon becomes inflamed and irritated.

Signs and symptoms

  • Knee tenderness at superior patellar tendon (SPT) or inferior patella tendon (IPT)
  • Knee pain when running
  • Knee pain or hurried walking
  • Knee pain with jumping activities
  • Knee pain with extending the knee joint
  • Difficulty with lifting leg, straight leg raise