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What to do to healing a high grade proximal patella tendon parcial tear without surgery?

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Dr. Bradley Butkovich answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery

Tion and rest will assist in the healing of a patellar tendon tear. It is critical to not continue to perform activity that might fully rupture the tendon. I treat my patients in a knee immobilizer for 4 weeks crutches as needed, nsaids and then gentle pt out to 8 weeks from injury.

Answered Oct 2, 2013



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