Quadriceps tendinitis is an overuse disorder of the quadriceps tendon.

quadriceps tendinitis
Illustration from the side of the knee showing the site of pain.

 

Causes of quadriceps tendinitis

The condition is most commonly seen in athletes and the pain of quadriceps tendinitis is activity-related. The patient usually experiences the pain at the top of the patella.

Synonyms: 
Quadriceps tendinopathy
Quadriceps tendonitis
Quads tendinitis
Quads tendonitis
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FORUM DISCUSSIONS

Any advice for Quadriceps tendonitis.

Developing quadriceps tendonitis now after 6 months of no activity, what gives?

Chronic quadriceps tendinopathy.


CLINICAL PUBLICATIONS

Quadriceps tendinopathy: a review—part 1: epidemiology and diagnosis King D, Yakubek G, Chughtai M, Khlopas A, Saluan P, Mont, MA and Genin J. Ann Transl Med. 2019 Feb; 7(4): 71.

Quadriceps tendinopathy: a review, part 2—classification, prognosis, and treatment. King D, Yakubek G, Chughtai M, Khlopas A, Saluan P, Mont MA and Genin J. Ann Transl Med. 2019 Feb; 7(4): 72.


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