Best Braces For Patellar Tendonitis



Patella tendonitis refers to the pain in the front part of the knee, where the kneecap is located.

This condition commonly affects younger, males (aged 15-30), who regularly engage in sports that can repeatedly stress the patella tendon such as volleyball and basketball.

Common symptoms of patella tendonitis include stiffness, swelling and pain.

Bauerfeind’s high-quality supports or braces with medical-grade compression target the symptoms of patella tendonitis to provide support and stability.

A good knee brace for patella tendonitis is the GenuTrain P3.

Take a look at professional rugby player, Nemani Nadalo, wearing the GenuTrain P3 for patellar tendonitis pain.

The specially designed knit is exceptionally flexible and comfortable on the skin so that your range of movement is not compromised.

You will experience targeted pain relief and protection to allow you to continue with doing the things you love without any major restrictions


    Best Braces For Patellar Tendonitis

      Best Knee Brace for Patellar Tendonitis

      GenuTrain Knee Brace

      An award-winning knee brace that provides targeted support for pain relief and stabilisation of the knee.

      $149.95 - Buy Now

      • Three-dimensional active knit for an ideal fit and optimal neuromuscular joint stabilization
      • Omega pad improves neuromuscular joint stabilization
      • Meniscus wings to help relieve meniscus pain
      • Hoffa pads provide pressure relief

      "Purchased the GenuTrain Knee Brace for both knees to aid in recovery from sporting injuries and I love them. Feel comfortable and provide good support. They stay in place which is great considering I wear them for most of the day. A bit pricey, but you definitely get what you pay for." - 

      Best knee brace for patellar tendonitis

      GenuTrain P3 Knee Brace

      An advanced knee brace for pain and misalignment of the kneecap, often caused by injury related to sports

      $239.95 - Buy now

      The GenuTrain P3 is ideal for pain caused by misalignment of the kneecap (patellar lateralisation), femoropatellar pain syndrome (anterior knee pain), ACL and MCL injury or pain associated with patellar tip syndrome. Unique 3D weave is breathable, moisture wicking and provides all day comfort.

      • Muscle-relaxing pad – Reduces sideways pulling of the kneecap to further reduce pain and relax the muscles with soothing massage
      • Patella cover – Counteracts the tilting of the patella.
      • Corrective strap – can be individually adjusted for optimal kneecap control.
      • Pad wing – Proximal extension as far as the vastus medialis muscle, and improved proprioception.
      Knee support having a colour combination of blue and gray, is wore on a right knee. With the logo of Bauerfeind that is consider as one of their best knee braces and supports for Patellar Tendonitis which is named as GenuPoint Knee Strap.

      GenuPoint Knee Strap

      A knee strap that provides targeted relief for the patella tendon.

      $69.05 - Buy Now

      Bauerfeind’s GenuPoint relieves the excess strain on the patellar tendon below the kneecap, helps to ease pain in the front knee, and counteracts the noticeable effects of restricted mobility.

      • Velcro strap and be tightened for adjustable compression
      • Anatomically shaped for a secure fit and freedom of movement
      • 3D airknit technology provides breathable, moisture-wicking comfort


      Basketball players often suffer with patellar tendonitis and other knee problems due to the high impact nature of the game. This basketball player has been using cheap, neoprene brace which have little effectiveness.

      Take a look at him being fitted with the GenuTrain knee brace by our physical therapist. "The best part is it doesn't squeeze the back of my hamstrings like other uncomfortable braces", says Rahman.


      • Stop the activity the triggered the pain, and rest the area. Trying to ‘work through’ the pain will only make your symptoms worse and delay healing.
      • Do stretching and strengthening exercises, especially for your quadriceps muscles. Your doctor can recommend a physical therapist to teach you what to do.
      • Do stretching and strengthening exercises of the hip, knee and gluteal muscles. Your doctor can recommend a physical therapist to teach you what to do.
      • Severe or persistent pain should be investigated by your doctor.