A 34-year-old member asked:
How long do i have to rest as an athlete to cure my patellar tendonitis in my left knee?
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It depends: It depends on the severity of the tendinitis and how long it has been present. You should figure anywhere from 6 weeks to 3 months but it can be up to 6 months.
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Last updated Sep 28, 2016
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