What are some causes to knee pain and swelling?

Alignment or overuse problems of the knee structures can lead to strain, irritation, and/or injury of the quadriceps muscle and tendon. This produces pain, weakness, and swelling of the knee joint. These problems can affect people of all ages but the majority of patients with overuse injuries of the knee (and specifically quadriceps tendonitis) are involved in sports such as soccer, volleyball, running activities, or other repetitive jumping activities. This guide will help you understand: how the problem develops how health care professionals diagnose the condition what treatment options are available what ProActive Rehab's approach to rehabilitation is
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Alignment or overuse problems of the knee structures can lead to strain, irritation, and/or injury of the quadriceps muscle and tendon. This produces pain, weakness, and swelling of the knee joint.

These problems can affect people of all ages but the majority of patients with overuse injuries of the knee (and specifically quadriceps tendonitis) are involved in sports such as soccer, volleyball, running activities, or other repetitive jumping activities.

This guide will help you understand:

  • how the problem develops
  • how health care professionals diagnose the condition
  • what treatment options are available
  • what ProActive Rehab’s approach to rehabilitation is

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