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I had a knee mri because both my knee caps been aching for over a month, what does report mean. there is mild insertional patellar tendinosis and slight adjacent soft tissue edema. quadriceps tendon is normal. regional musculature is preserved.?

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Dr. Hiep Le answered

Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis

You probably have overuse patellar tendinopathy from walking and running tends to localize to the mid-portion of the tendon and sometimes toward the insertion on the tibial tubercle. Icing, supportive taping, and patellar tendon straps are adjunctive treatments that provide some relief of symptoms. A short course of oral or topical NSAIDs can be used for analgesia.

Answered Nov 21, 2021

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Dr. Matthew Baker answered

Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery

You have some swelling around the knee. That is essentially a normal MRI

Answered Nov 24, 2021

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