Where is the patellar tendon located?

Answer The patellar tendon is near the knee. It connects the shin bone to the knee cap, which is called the patella. In an injury, the patellar tendon can rupture and the knee cap is no longer properly an... Read More »

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How do I avoid injuring my patellar tendon?

The kneecap, or patella, is a small bone that is exposed to a lot of abuse over the years. With all the activities we do, it's no surprise that muscles, cartilage, ligaments and tendons attached th... Read More »

Where is the Achilles tendon located?

The Achilles tendon, named after a character from Greek mythology who famously met his end after being wounded in it, is located between the heel of the foot and the back of the calf. It can be fel... Read More »

Where is the peroneal tendon located in the foot?

The two peroneal tendons are located behind the outer ankle bone. One peroneal tendon is attached to the outer part of the midfoot (the area between your toes and the heel of your foot) and the oth... Read More »

Where is the hamstring tendon?

Hamstring muscles are located in the thigh and are attached to hamstring tendons in the back of the knee. Hamstring tendons can become torn or sprained from injury. Sharp pain, swelling and tendern... Read More »