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Distal Quad Tendinopathy Treatment

Distal quad tendinopathy is a condition that causes pain and tenderness in the area below the knee. Whether it’s an injury from work, playing sports, keeping fit or not being in the shape we once were, CARESPACE Health+Wellness can help.

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The best treatment for distal quad tendinopathy near you

CARESPACE is less than 10-minutes away

Good news – if you’re looking for distal quad tendinopathy treatment near you and are in the Kitchener Waterloo area, there’s a CARESPACE multidisciplinary clinic less than 10-minutes away (book by selecting a discipline below). And even better, our evidence-based team is driven to get the results you want so you can be your best. 

There are many causes of distal quad tendinopathy

Distal quad tendinopathy is a common condition that is often caused by overloaded and overworked muscles. It is typically experienced due to repetitive movements such as running, jumping, and squatting. Poor form or technique during exercise may also result in this injury. Excessive tension on the quadriceps can be created by things like poor biomechanics, which puts strain on the tendons and causes them to become weak and inflamed. Not stretching after exercising, incorrect warm up techniques, muscle imbalances from an underlying medical issue or repetitive tasks can all lead to distal quad tendinopathy. It is important to address any contributing factors because if not addressed promptly this condition could potentially worsen with time and become more difficult to treat effectively.

Get the best treatment to help your distal quad tendinopathy

We all know that health and wellness is important, but with so many competing priorities, it’s hard to stay on top of it. CARESPACE provides the best treatment options to help heal your distal quad tendinopathy quickly. CARESPACE uses a result-oriented, natural approach to rehabilitation and wellness with your choice of Chiropractic, Massage Therapy and Physiotherapy. CARESPACE practitioners work together to understand both your primary concerns and long-term health goals. Multidisciplinary evidence-based plans are designed to address the root causes and are developed to provide fast and long-lasting relief to ensure you can start living your healthier life today.

What is distal quad tendinopathy?

Distal Quad Tendinopathy is a medical condition in which tendon fibers located at the knee joint become inflamed and cause pain. It is also known as Patellar Tendinitis or Jumper’s Knee, due to its prevalence among athletes who jump frequently. This condition can be caused by regular overuse of the tendon, sudden changes in activity intensity due to training, or from muscle imbalances around the hip and knee joint.

What are the symptoms of distal quad tendinopathy?

Symptoms for distal quad tendinopathy may include tenderness just above the kneecap, pain when straightening or bending the leg and pain when jumping. The tendon itself may become swollen due to inflammation caused by overuse. Other signs of distal quad tendinopathy vary from person to person but can include weakness in the muscle or difficulty standing from a kneeling position. If you experience any combination of these symptoms, it is important to consult with your physician so they can develop an effective treatment plan.

Get the distal quad tendinopathy treatment that's right for you

Choose Your Chiropractor

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Through hands-on techniques and exercises, chiropractors can alleviate distal quad tendinopathy pain and promote healing. From soft tissue mobilization to joint manipulation, they’ll assess your individual needs and create a customized treatment plan.

Choose Your RMT

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If you’re suffering from distal quad tendinopathy, massage therapy may offer some much-needed relief. It targets the affected area, working to increase blood flow and promote healing in the damaged tissue, helping to alleviate pain and reduce inflammation.

Choose Your Physiotherapist

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If you’re struggling with distal quad tendinopathy, physiotherapy might be what you need. Physiotherapy focuses on rehabilitating the tendons in your quadriceps, helping reduce pain and inflammation while strengthening your muscles.

Not sure which discipline to select?

Chiropractic, Massage Therapy and Physiotherapy can be effective treatment for your distal quad tendinopathy. Choose any one of the above. Once the initial assessment has been completed, you will be directed to the discipline and practitioner who will be able to deliver the best results.

Still not sure? Simply give us a call at (519) 208-2273 and we will help find the right therapy for your needs.

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