Quadriceps & Hamstring Tendinopathy

Causes Symptoms  |  Treatment Options

What Is It Quadriceps & Hamstring Tendinopathy?

The quadriceps and hamstring are tendons that connect the large thigh muscles over the front and back of the knee to the kneecap and shin bone, respectively.

Tendinopathy of these tendons is often caused by overuse or strain.

What Are The Symptoms Of Quadriceps & Hamstring Tendinopathy?

One may experience pain over these tendons, particularly on exertion such as when climbing stairs, running, jumping or even getting out of a chair.

What Are The Treatment Options Available For Quadriceps & Hamstring Tendinopathy?

Most patients will recover with a period of rest and physiotherapy. However, in more severe cases, our doctors may recommend surgery for quadriceps and hamstring tendinopathy.