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Patellar tendonitis signs

A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Relative rest: Things to try: regular NSAID use, restrict painfull activities (squattting and kneeling), restore quadricep strength and stretch illiotibial band.
Dr. Mark Galland
Orthopedic Surgery 32 years experience
Treatment options: My suggestions to patients with patella tendonitis consist of rice, anti-inflammatories (oral/ topical), quad stregthening, lower extremity stretching... Read More

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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. (Liz)Phuong Tran
Family Medicine 35 years experience
Injury pat. tendon: Patellar tendonitis is an inflammation of patellar tendon , an injury that affects the tendon connecting the kneecap to your shinbone.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Cheng
Family Medicine 26 years experience
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
Dr. Qamar Khan
Pain Management 17 years experience
Many Possibilities: Prolotherapy typically by itself will cause ligaments to tighten up, usually due to scarring or fibrosis of the ligaments. However now prolotherapy i... Read More
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
Orthopedic Surgery 32 years experience
Quad stretching: Simple quadriceps stretching (statically bringing ankle via flexed knee toward buttocks while standing ) with help alleviate the pain and inflammation... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
Orthopedic Surgery 32 years experience
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 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 34 years experience
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
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Renn Crichlow
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
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
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Cheng
Family Medicine 26 years experience
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
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Cheng
Family Medicine 26 years experience
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
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walker Wynkoop
Orthopedic Surgery 36 years experience
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 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Grutter
Orthopedic Surgery 22 years experience
Generally yes: Patellar tendinitis generally resolves with appropriate conservative care. If it fails to resolve with conservative care it can be treated with surgi... Read More

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