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Patience: If it is hamstring tendinitis, allowing it to heal completely before resuming your training regime is best. Oftentimes in my practice, patients may return to play too soon and then it becomes a lingering issue for some time. Generally speaking 4-6 weeks should heal it. I would suggest another activity in the interim. Perhaps stationary bike if that does not irritate it. ...Read more
I have tendonitis or hamstring problem on my right leg behind the knee. I have done therapy n MRI and they couldn't find anything, so how to cure it?
You need to diagnose: The cause of your pain/discomfort first. If its not the knee area, then the other possibilities of the cause would be the hip joint or the back. So consult your orthopod and discuss with him/her. ...Read more
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
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
Quick question....Had mild patella tendonitis and has improved tremendously ...Been 2 weeks...Got patella strap how many miles can I run a week now?
Patellar tendinitis: Tendinitis refers to an acute condition lasting less than 6 weeks. Treatments include relative rest, antiinflammatory meds, icing, then progressive strengthening prior to returning to full activity. If it has been present for greater than 6 weeks probably represents tendinosis or disease of the tendon. Txment for that is an eccentric loading program, or regenerative injections. ...Read more
What is the recovery time for patella tendonitis already into week 4 from injury. Started pt last week. Pain is 80% less than when injury occurred ?
1-2 months: Treatment consists of physical therapy, relative rest (rest from any activities that cause pain), and anti-inflammatory meds (ibuprofen, alleve). A must is to spend time stretching your quads and hamstrings 15" per day. With these treatments, healing usually occurs in 4-6 weeks. ...Read more
Multiple things: Ice, gastroc strengthening, gait correction, supportive shoe wear, night splint that keeps foot dorsiflexed all can help non invasively, invasively consider steroid injections, percutaneous debridement/repair, PRP treatment. Also, stretch hamstrings, they can cause stress on gastrocs, then stress on Achilles. May also have to identify other causes, especially as young as you are.Plantar fasciitis? ...Read more
See details: This is actually patellar tendinitis. It is an overuse injury from repetitive overloading of the extensor mechanism of the knee. Risk factors including ankle issues, weak glutes and muscle tightness in the calves, quads and hamstrings. ...Read more
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