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what aerobic exercise can I do with patella tendinitis

A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
13 years experience Family Medicine
Gentle stretching.: Once you've iced, taken some anti-inflammatories (like ibuprofen, naproxen) and rested a little (avoid running and jumping initially after an injury), ... Read More
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Dr. Brian Chimenti
26 years experience Sports Medicine
Options: Treatment options include nsaids (oral or topical), ice, brace use (chopat patellar tendon strap), and exercise modification. Specifically, eccentric ... Read More

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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bertrand Kaper
28 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Minimize impact: Patellar tendinitis is also known as "jumper's knee". Activities that involve any impact or jumping need to be avoided. Activities such as swimming ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Patella exercises: Reduce your activity level on things that you notice bother your knee. Quad stretch lie on back bending knee and touching to floor, foot near buttock. ... Read More
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Dr. Rhett Griggs
18 years experience Hand Surgery
Variale: Bicycle , glute medius strength (hip) abs strength, quad strength, see a good pt or trainer.
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Pospisil
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Patellar tendonitis: Inflammation which we commonly feel as pain is the bodies way of letting us know that something is wrong. Most of the time when it involves the knee c ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shyam Kishan
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Perhaps: It is extremely important to stretch your quads mechanism. This will, in combination with anti-inflammatories, give you increased pain relief. Symptom ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Both : Alternate between each. Also heat & a good warm up b 4 rehab or exercise & ice after.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Dougherty
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Patellar tendonitis: It may help to wear it more consistently. The basic idea of the strap is that it changes the force as it goes through the tendon.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ayo Adu
Dr. Ayo Adu answered
13 years experience Sports Medicine
Use a patellar strap: This will allow you to perform exercises with somewhat decreased pain.
A 42-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
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. David True
23 years experience Rheumatology
Patellar strap: You can wear a strap all day, but it is not likely to benefit much. I recommend wearing only during exercise.
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