A 45-year-old male asked:
i had patella tendon repair 8 weeks ago and the knee is warm to touch i can bend 60-70 degrees ?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Edward Hellman answered
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
To some degree: Some degree of inflammation and subsequent increased warmth is normal after a patellar tendon repair, but if it starts feeling red, hot, or associated with a lot of swelling or discharge it could be s sign of infection and you would need to make sure your surgeon is aware.
Answered on May 2, 2017
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