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What is the best way to cure patellar tendonitis?

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Dr. Thomas Deberardino
Orthopedic Surgery 32 years experience
Quadricep stretching: Simple quadriceps stretching (statically bringing ankle via flexed knee toward buttocks while standing ) with help alleviate the pain and inflammation from patellar tendinitis. Physical therpay may help with this. Nsaids may also be of benefit. Limiting the activity that caused the tendinitis is also important to obtain efficient healing.

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A 44-year-old member asked:

Patellar tendonitis cures?

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Dr. Stuart Hickerson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Relative rest: Things to try: regular NSAID use, restrict painfull activities (squattting and kneeling), restore quadricep strength and stretch illiotibial band.

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