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How can I lose weight with patellar tendinitis?

How can I lose weight with patellar tendinitis?

Nutrient dense foods: Eat foods that are nutrient dense (like meat, fish, poultry, eggs, cheese, low starch vegatables and water) avoid foods that are not nutrient dense (like starches and sugars, including fruit) nutrient dense foods will increase your basal metabolic rate. On the other hand, starches and sugars impair thyroid metabolism via affects on your liver (which helps activate thyroid hormone). ...Read more

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Dr. Marvin Ott
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Lose Weight (Definition)

Many people resolve to lose weight in the New Year for different reasons. For those who are overweight or obese, there are many health benefits to losing weight. It can help decrease your chances of developing diseases including diabetes, heart disease, high blood pressure, osteoarthritis, and even certain types of cancer. Low-calorie diets combined with increased physical activity are thought to be most effective long term. The healthiest weight loss regimen, therefore, is one that consists of making lifestyle changes that incorporate a balanced diet ...Read more


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How to lose weight thru exercise with patellar tendinitis?

How to lose weight thru exercise with patellar tendinitis?

Bike: Cycling will burn calories and strengthen your quads which help your knee condition. ...Read more

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How do I deal with my patellar tendinitis?

How do I deal with my patellar tendinitis?

Exercises: Quads exercises can help. You can try heat or cold. Nsaids may also be beneficial. It is important to know why you have it. It can be mechanical, sports related, jumpers knee, tendon tear but it can be an enthesitis as part of a systemic inflammatory arthropathy. Your evaluation will look at these issues. ...Read more

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How to treat patellar tendinitis?

How to treat patellar tendinitis?

Many ways : Rest from the offending activity, with jumping being a common cause. Ice, nsaids and a patellar tendon strap. Physical therapy with a focus on quad stretching and strengthening. Advanced injections, percutaneous tenotomy or debridement surgery are options for cases that don't respond to traditional measures. ...Read more

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How can I get over patellar tendinitis?

How can I get over patellar tendinitis?

Inflammation: Inflammation of the patella due to overuse or repetitive motion. Overuse injuries respond best with rest, ice and nsaids. Therapy helps with decreasing swelling and pain as well as improving strength and range of motion. ...Read more

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How do I prevent a relapse of patellar tendinitis?

How do I prevent a relapse of  patellar tendinitis?

Inflammation: Inflammation of the patella due to overuse or repetitive motion. Overuse injuries respond best with rest, ice and nsaids. Therapy helps with decreasing swelling and pain as well as improving strength and range of motion. Recurring tendinitis could be occurring due to needing to improve running form or perhaps needing orthotics. ...Read more

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What is the quickest way to get over patellar tendinitis?

Inflammation: Inflammation of the patella due to overuse or repetitive motion. Overuse injuries respond best with rest, ice and nsaids. Therapy helps with decreasing swelling and pain as well as improving strength and range of motion. ...Read more

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How do I recover from patellar tendinitis? Is cortisone a cure?

How do I recover from patellar tendinitis? Is cortisone a cure?

Physical therapy 1st: A stretching program supervised by physical therapy usually does the trick. No injections are indicated as a first line of treatment. ...Read more

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How do I recover from patellar tendinitis? Is cortisone a cure?

How do I recover from patellar tendinitis? Is cortisone a cure?

Tendinitis: Rest ice patella strap. Ant inflammatories and cortisone can help. Physics therapy is an option ...Read more

Dr. John Michalski
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Patella (Definition)

Patella is a thick piece of bone, more commonly known ...Read more


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Tendinitis (Definition)

Is the inflammation of a tendon, ...Read more