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Can patellar tendonitis lead to Achilles tendonitis?

Can patellar tendonitis lead to Achilles tendonitis?

Yes: Changing the way you walk and compensating for pain, may cause achilles tendonitis. Try icemassage, antiinflammatories and a heel lift for pain. ...Read more

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Dr. Jack Farr
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Patellar Tendonitis (Definition)

Chronic inflammation of the patella tendon, commonly known as "jumper's knee"/ typical treatment options consist of rice, antiinflammatories, physical thearpy, counterbrace supports, massage, injections... For more info ...Read more


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How do I get patellar tendonitis?

How do I get patellar tendonitis?

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/. ...Read more

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What will help patellar tendonitis?

What will help patellar tendonitis?

Quad strengthening: The biggest thing is working on quadriceps strengthening. The most important is straight leg rasing. The other part of exercise is to avoid deep flexion of the knees, any squats or leg presses should be done only to about 60 degrees of bending. Also, add hamstring stretching. Another helpful tactic can be icing 20 minutes 3-4x per day. If you can take alleve/motrin can be helpful. ...Read more

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What is patellar tendonitis caused by?

What is patellar tendonitis caused by?

Usually Jumping: Overuse of your patellar tendon especially by jumping [aka jumper's knee]. The patellar tendon is the large tendon between your kneecap and your leg or shin bone. It is about three finger breadths long. Patellar tendonitis, or inflammation of the tendon, will be painful to firm touching. It is not pain behind the kneecap, or pain at the joint lines, or pain of the tibial turbercle. ...Read more

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What is the best way to cure patellar tendonitis?

Quadricep stretching: Simple quadriceps stretching (statically bringing ankle via flexed knee toward buttocks while standing ) with help alleviate the pain and inflammation from patellar tendinitis. Physical therpay may help with this. Nsaids may also be of benefit. Limiting the activity that caused the tendinitis is also important to obtain efficient healing. ...Read more

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What exercises are available for patellar tendonitis?

Patellar tendinitis: Exercises for patellar tendinitis include eccentric quadriceps strengthening --promoted by walking backwards on a treadmill, short arc quads, friction ice massage of the patellar tendon, and kinesio taping. ...Read more

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What can I do to ease the pain of patellar tendonitis?

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What can I do to ease the pain of patellar tendonitis?

Patella tendon strap: A patella tendon strap can be helpful alleviating the pain by taking the pressure off the tendon. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: patellar tendonitis?

What is the definition or description of: patellar tendonitis?

Inflammed tendon: Chronic inflammation of the patella tendon, commonly known as "jumper's knee"/ 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/ rarely requires surgery. ...Read more

Dr. Jimmy Bowen
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Achilles Tendonitis (Definition)

Achilles tendonitis is inflammation and pain of the Achilles tendon. The Achilles tendon connects the calf muscle on the back of the leg to the bottom of the heel. Patients with Achilles tendonitis typically have pain when they flex their foot ...Read more


Achilles Tendon (Definition)

Your achilles tendon attaches from your calf muscle to the ...Read more