A 39-year-old member asked:
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how do i get patellar tendonitis?

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Dr. Mark Galland
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Inflammed tendon: Chronic inflammation of the patella tendon, commonly known as "jumper's knee". This is typically considered an overuse injury but can be exacerbated by hamstring tightness. Typical treatment options consist of rice, antiinflammatories, physical thearpy, counterbrace supports, massage, injections. For more info http://drmarkgalland.Com/platelet-rich-plasma-may-have-edge-in-jumpers-knee/.
Answered on Dec 9, 2013

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Inflammation: Overuse injuries respond best with rest, ice and nsaids. Therapy helps with strengthening and range of motion.
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Dr. John Cheng
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Inflammation: Overuse injuries respond best with rest, ice and nsaids. Therapy helps with strengthening and range of motion.

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