How can I strengthen or heal my Patellar Tendon? I play basketball for like a few hours everyday, but I cant play to my full potential because my patellar tendons don't seem very healthy, even when the pain is gone. It comes and goes, but I really want it to be gone once and for all right away. Any tips? I don't even jump as high as I could because of this issue, and I don't know how if I can maybe get it strong enough were I can play to my full potential and possible even do intense workouts on my legs.
This is too medical for me to give a full answer on. I would at first advice rest. Jumping alot can put alot of pressure on it.
So you could look into taking some rest of heavy jumping. And trying to teach yourself to jump and landing with good technique.
Are you sure that it is tendinitis?
Many conditions can make pain in and around the knee
First make sure of the diagnosis then have the right treatment .
Your age ; weight ; other medical problems; ets should be known