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A 42-year-old female asked:

my mri shows moderate prepatella bursitis and moderate grade proximal patella tendinopathy involving deep fibres what are my treatment options ?

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Dr. Bradley Butkovich
Orthopedic Surgery 27 years experience
Modification of your: Activity is going to be the biggest help to your knees. There is no real surgical treatment for your problem outside of debridement of the patellar tendon. To improve your tendonitis, consider a short course of nsaids. Quad strengthening without flexion (straight-leg raises), ice massage over the tendon (ice frozen in a paper cup), no kneeling or crawling on knees and knee pads if you do.

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Last updated Mar 23, 2013

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