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patellar tendonitis in children

A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Relative rest: Things to try: regular NSAID use, restrict painfull activities (squattting and kneeling), restore quadricep strength and stretch illiotibial band.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
34 years experience Family Medicine
Injury pat. tendon: Patellar tendonitis is an inflammation of patellar tendon , an injury that affects the tendon connecting the kneecap to your shinbone.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Cheng
25 years experience Family Medicine
Inflammation: 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 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Inflammed tendon: Chronic inflammation of the patella tendon, commonly known as "jumper's knee". This is typically considered an overuse injury but can be exacerbated b ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Renn Crichlow
21 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Quad strengthening: The biggest thing is working on quadriceps strengthening. The most important is straight leg rasing. The other part of exercise is to avoid deep fle ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
33 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Patellar tendinitis: Tendinitis refers to an acute condition lasting less than 6 weeks. Treatments include relative rest, antiinflammatory meds, icing, then progressive st ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Cheng
25 years experience Family Medicine
Inflammation: 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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Cheng
25 years experience Family Medicine
Inflammation: 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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walker Wynkoop
35 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Usually Jumping: Overuse of your patellar tendon especially by jumping [aka jumper's knee]. The patellar tendon is the large tendon between your kneecap and your leg o ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Quad stretching: Simple quadriceps stretching (statically bringing ankle via flexed knee toward buttocks while standing ) with help alleviate the pain and inflammation ... Read More

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