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What are some good stretches or exercises for patella tendinitis?

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Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
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. Avoid deep squats. Avoid lunges all together. Avoid stairs when possible. Stretch before and after exercise. Ice after exercise. Perform leg presses with light weight only the last 30 degrees. Same with squats. Bicycle seat high just reaching pedals.
Dr. Rhett Griggs
Hand Surgery 19 years experience
Variale: Bicycle , glute medius strength (hip) abs strength, quad strength, see a good pt or trainer.

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Last updated Jan 19, 2016

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