clergyman's knee

clergyman's knee

Inflammation and swelling of the BURSA in front of the knee cap (patella) allegedly from excessively prolonged pressure during prayer. Prepatellar bursitis is uncommon in these less fervent days.
References in periodicals archive ?
Doctors tell me they used to call it Clergyman's Knee but nowadays few ministers suffer from it
He told me that this used to be called Clergyman's Knee but nowadays few clergy have the problem