Sporting a knee strap for jumpers knee also known as patellar tendonitis can help you manage pain and stay active. Jumpers knee is an overuse injury which is common in athletes who participate in sports with a lot of jumping or squatting, for example, baseball
, lifting, and soccer
. If you have patella tendonitis, you will feel pain just under the knee and your knee may feel stiff and be swollen. This is caused by inflammation of the patella tendon. Treatment consists of pain management through bracing. A jumpers knee brace helps apply pressure on the tendon to help reduce strain and pain. Icing, rest, compression and adding in a stretching routine can help you recover and stay on the court or field.