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 »

How to Treat Patellar Tendonitis?

The patella connects the shinbone and the kneecap. An injury to this tendon may result in patellar tendonitis, also known as "jumper's knee." These injuries occur most often during sports and exerc... Read More »