Wake Forest, NC
A 49-year-old female asked about a 15-year-old female:
maggie 15 yrs. since nov. jumpers knee. plays soccer for high school and challenge team. been 2 times to ortho dr. wears band. how long hurt? cure?
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Orthopedic Surgery 37 years experience
Chopart strap: patellar tendinitis usually gets better with proper PT, which would include stretching the quads and hams, improving hamstring flexibility, and minimizing the symptoms with meds and modalities.
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Last updated Apr 1, 2015
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