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tendinopathy, also known as jumper's knee, affects the
tendons that attach the kneecap to the shinbone and the quadriceps tendon to the
kneecap. Prolonged kneeling can cause
prepatellar bursitis, which can develop into an
egg-shaped bump on the front of the kneecap. To prevent and ease knee pain
during work, play, and daily activities:
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerKenneth J. Koval, MD - Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Trauma
Current as ofJune 4, 2014
Current as of:
June 4, 2014
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & Kenneth J. Koval, MD - Orthopedic Surgery, Orthopedic Trauma
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