Tag: Quadricep

Lower Limb

Quadriceps Tendinitis

Brief Outline of Quadriceps Tendinitis Quadriceps tendinitis, like other versions of tendinitis, involves inflammation of the tendon. This can be a result of repetitive stresses to the quadriceps, or excessive stress before the muscle is conditioned. Pain just above the patella (knee cap), especially when extending the knee, usually accompanies this injury. Anatomy and physiology […]

Lower Limb

Quadriceps Strain

Brief Outline of Quadriceps Strain A muscle strain, which is a forceful stretch or tear of the muscle or tendon in a weight bearing muscle such as the quadriceps, is painful and difficult to rest. The quadriceps are involved in supporting the hip and knee structure to hold the body weight. A quadriceps strain can […]