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rehab chondromalacia patella cyst

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edward Neilsen
18 years experience Family Medicine
Yes - quad strength: The patella will track better and grind less if the quad muscles are rehabed well. The quad muscles form the patellar tendon, which stabilizes the pa ... Read More
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Dr. Daniel Hampton
14 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Chondromalacia: Yes, chondromalacia with cyst means there is some cartilage damage present. Therapy can be helpful in strengthening the quads and helping the kneecap ... Read More
Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Treatment consists of activity modification, ice, anti-inflammatory meds and therapy aimed at flexibility and strengthening, especially of your core. ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Kayvanfar
45 years experience Sports Medicine
? why you have those: You shoud be seeking the answer not to have or worsening of your condition for your age. For rehab see a therapist. Seek the answer!
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
Several: Resting the knee for a short period of time and taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (nsaids) such as ibuprofen, changing the way you exercise, ... Read More
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Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Therapy: Chondromalacia patella (runners knee) is due to overload of the patellofemoral joint (knee cap against the end of the thigh bone). Running caused hig ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Timothy Mosher
31 years experience Radiology
Pain: Chondromalacia patellae is a term that is used to describe softening of the patellar cartilage from degeneration. Pain comes from higher pressure on t ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony Leazzo
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Not usually: Only if pain is so severe you can't walk. Need to ice, take nsaids and have physical therapy.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Possible: Chondromalacia is caused by overuse of the knee joint. The constant stress on the cartilage causes breakdown of surface. Other factors that increase ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Cheng
30 years experience Family Medicine
Many treatments: Chondromalacia ("cartilage pain") is a very common cause of knee pain. Treatments (from conservative to aggressive) include: rest, ice, elastic knee b ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Several: Commonly, stretching quads, building quads, avoiding deep knee bending exercises and stairs. Some patella braces and taping can help in some situation ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience Pain Management
Several: Resting the knee for a short period of time and taking nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (nsaids) such as ibuprofen, changing the way you exercise, ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Harhay
43 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Be patient: Exercize wizely. Wear a patella tracking brace for the activities that cause the pain. Good nutrition. Lose weight if you have too much. Strengthe the ... Read More
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