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Overuse Injury primer

A number of knee problems are initiated or aggravated by 'overuse' - which might be either putting excessive strain on the structures or irritating them by too much repetitive movement. The 'nicknames' of many of the conditions hint at the activities at the root of the overuse - jumpers knee, housemaid's knee, clergyman's knee.

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Updated: 27 Sep, 2013
ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Dr Sheila Strover

Clinical Editor
Degrees: 
BSc (Hons)
MB BCh
MBA

Dr Sheila Strover is the founder of the KNEEguru website. Although not a knee surgeon, she has a sound understanding of knee surgery and...

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