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How do you workout with pateller femoral pain syndrome?

How do you workout with pateller femoral pain syndrome?

Protect kneecaps: Knee cap cartilage wear is the issue. Patella compression force is 8 times body weight w jumping, and 3xbw during squats/stairs.Avoid inclines, declines, squats, lunges, stairmaster, leg presses as all increase pressure and harm worn patella cartilage. Idealized weight decreases patella load. Keep knees straight during all quad exercises. Crosstrain. Hams curls, calves, hips are all ok. ...Read more

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Daughter has pateller femoral syndrome.got cortisone shot 3 months ago.shot has not helped at all.what should we do next? any braces that could help?

Daughter has pateller femoral syndrome.got cortisone shot 3 months ago.shot has not helped at all.what should we do next? any braces that could help?

Use/overuse syndrome: The treatment measures are typically simple, and include neither total rest nor continued activity, but rather gentle muscle strengthening and stretching, with use of ibuprofen or another NSAID. It's curious that she would have been given a Cortizone (hydrocortisone) injection without other simpler measures. A knee brace may help. Physical therapy may be needed if severe/prolonged. The PCP should provide a plan. ...Read more

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How can I prevent pattelar pain ?

How can I prevent pattelar pain ?

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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Is gaining weight related to pattelar pain?

Is gaining weight related to pattelar pain?

It can: More important is perhaps the imbalance between your quadriceps and hamstring muscles. Also consider orthotics which may help with your biomechanics of walking which may be affecting the torque around your patella. ...Read more

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Does a torn pattelar tendon ever grow back?

Does a torn pattelar tendon ever grow back?

Unfortunately No: No. Patellar tendons, like other tendons in the body, do not regrow. They need to be surgically re-attached or augmented with tendon graft materials in the event of a rupture or injury. ...Read more

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Do I know if I have pateller tendinitis?

Do I know if I have pateller tendinitis?

Pain below kneecap: The patellar tendon is the tendon between your kneecap and your leg or shin bone. It is about three finger breadths long. If you have patellar tendonitis, or inflammation of the tendon, this will be painful to firm touching and jumping. It can be caused by jumping and is called jumper's knee. It is not pain behind the kneecap, or pain at the joint lines. ...Read more

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How do I treat pattelar tendinitis?

How do I treat pattelar tendinitis?

Rest, PT: Rest is the mainstay as well as pt modalities (bracing, patellar band). Nsaids like Aleve (naproxen) or Motrin are also important to help speed up recovery. Avoid activities that trigger pain. ...Read more

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What do I do for pateller tendinitis?

What do I do for pateller tendinitis?

NSAIDs: An anti-inflammatory medication will help with the tendinitis. Use of a patellar tendon strap will help in the long term. ...Read more

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How do you treat pattelar tendinitis?

How do you  treat pattelar 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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Usmc will pateller tendonitis disqualify me?

Military: It is disqualifying. But as the former waiver authority for the usn i can tell you that it is waiverable. Depends on if the tendonitis has resolved or if it is still a problem. Also depends on the needs of the usmc. ...Read more

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