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Dr. Magdy Shaaban
40 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Valgus: check with orthopedic
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Significant valgus -: -knees can cause patellar femoral stress syndrome. The force of the quadriceps tendon has a greater lateral force direction causing repeated lateral m ... Read More

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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Miller
50 years experience Rheumatology
Rest first: Ice down the tendon, take a nonsteroid if able, rest and avoid stairs, bikes, jumping jacks. When better do quad sets and isometrics. Avoid things th ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Galland
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Inflammed tendon: Chronic inflammation of the patella tendon, commonly known as "jumper's knee"/ typical treatment options consist of rice, antiinflammatories, physical ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Potentially: Yes potentially, but it is actually more often associated with activities in which the knee is repetitively flexed and extended, such as going up and ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Retrograde pain: May be tendonitis, sprain, strain, leg edema, tear, lymphatic, among other causes.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Tendonitis: Usually consider rest, ice, compression, elevation, progressive light stretching. Possible short-term bracing, nsaids, laser/modalities/pt, etc.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Pain at tendon: Usually diagnosed by pain with palpation over the patellar tendon.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Cheng
25 years experience Family Medicine
It can: Inflammation of the patella due to overuse or repetitive motion. Overuse injuries respond best with rest, ice and nsaids. Therapy helps with decreasin ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michalski
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Tendonitis: Pain and swelling at the anterior knee, worse with getting up from a seated position, worse with stairs, squats, lunges, etc. May have some localized ... Read More
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Dr. Troy Ross
Dr. Troy Ross answered
23 years experience Occupational Medicine
It's not likely : The patellar tendon attaches the tip of your kneecap to your leg bone. It's about 1 1/2 inches wide and you can feel it in the front of your knee. Pai ... Read More

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