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Patellar Tendinopathy Pain Relief

Patellar tendinopathy is a common overuse condition caused by repetitive stress on the knee joint.Whether it’s an injury from work, playing sports, keeping fit or just getting older and not being in the shape we once were, Chiropractors at CARESPACE in Kitchener Waterloo can help.

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Effective treatment for patellar tendinopathy

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There are many causes of patellar tendinopathy

Patellar tendinopathy can be caused by high-impact physical activity, such as running or jumping, but can also be caused simply by poor posture or incorrect wearing of a shoe. In rare cases, the biochemistry of an individual may predispose them to patellar tendinopathy. It is important to treat this condition early in its course, as management becomes much more difficult if it progresses for too long. Common treatments include chiropractic manipulation and physiotherapy modalities such as stretching and strengthening exercises, massage therapy, and rest/activity modification. A chiropractor can assess the patient’s symptoms and determine the best course of action to successfully manage patellar tendinopathy.

Get the best treatment to help your patellar 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 patellar 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.

Patellar tendinopathy is a muscular-skeletal condition caused by persistent overloading of the patellar tendon in the knee. Commonly referred to as “Jumper’s Knee”, this condition affects athletes and nonathletes alike, especially those involved in a lot of jumping or running. Patellar tendinopathy is marked by pain, swelling and tenderness around the kneecap that can cause difficulty in movements such as walking, running, squatting or kneeling.

Symptoms of patellar tendinopathy include soreness and tenderness around the front of the kneecap, stiffening of the tendon, increased pain with activities like running, jumping or squatting, difficulty in extending or flexing your leg fully and a palpable nodule near your kneecap. If you’re experiencing any of these symptoms it is important to consult a medical professional for possible diagnosis and treatment. Without proper treatment it can become debilitating for individuals who are active in sports or exercise.

Treatments for patellar tendinopathy vary depending on the severity of the condition but can include chiropractic care, physiotherapy, and massage therapy. Chiropractors may use various manual therapies to reduce inflammation and improve range of motion in the knee joint. Physiotherapists often prescribe specific exercises designed to strengthen the muscles around the knee. Massage therapy can be helpful in increasing blood flow to help with tissue repair and provide relaxation benefits.

Get the best patellar tendinopathy treatment that's right for you


chiropractic services

Chiropractors are health care professionals focused on the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal disorders, with an emphasis on treatment through joint manipulation, exercise and education. Available both in-person or online with TeleCARE.

Massage Therapy

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Massage Therapists use a range of soft tissue and joint stimulation techniques. Massage stimulates blood flow, restores muscle elasticity, and relieves built-up tension to repair your body and allow a calmer outlook on life.



Physiotherapists work with you when you’ve experienced a work or sports injury, or are suffering from a chronic condition. You’ll improve strength, increase range of motion to restore your body’s functionality. Available both in-person or online with TeleCARE.

Not sure which discipline to select?

Chiropractic, Massage Therapy and Physiotherapy can all be effective for patellar 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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Please call us at (519) 208-2273 or book online today.

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I was suffering from neck pain And numbness Dr. Shannon Webster, BA, DC Chiropractor, is helping me. Acupuncture helps me with pain, enhances my mood. She's fantastic, Dr.
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I cannot recommend Dr. Shannon Webster and Dr. Michael Torreiter enough. Both are super friendly and understanding and it has been an absolute pleasure to have met them and been treated by them.

I have been receiving treatment from Dr. Webster for a few months and I've been feeling much better. I had sever knee, shoulder and back pain. I couldn't squat or do push ups without my joints screaming at me. But now I'm not able to only do all those but also feel stronger. The most important piece is that she listened and took my history of many injuries into consideration. And as a dancer, I couldn't have asked for a better chiropractor who not only helped me feel better but also understood my needs.

I also brought my grandmother to Dr. Torreiter for her back pain for acupuncture. He was extremely kind, understanding, compassionate and everything that I could ask for. He made her feel comfortable and explained every step during each treatment. He made sure that she was well taken care of and also made other important referrals that lead to her recovery.

So far I have referred my whole family to these two wonderful individuals and everyone's experience has been equally great. Thanks to them we all are doing much better!