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How do I get rid of patellar tendonitis?

How do I get rid of patellar tendonitis?

Inflammation: Overuse injuries respond best with rest, ice and nsaids. Therapy helps with strengthening and range of motion. ...Read more

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 could I get rid of patellar tendonitis?

How could I get rid of patellar tendonitis?

Listen to your body: Start by decreasing any aggravating activity. Ice the area 20 min 3 times a day and try some over the counter anti-inflammatories. Exercises to stretch the tendon and strengthen surrounding structures are probably most important. A patellar tendon strap may also help- get one at a local pharmacy. If none of these help see your doc- you may benefit from pt. Sometimes foot mechanics contribute too. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of patellar tendonitis fast?

How can I get rid of patellar tendonitis fast?

Inflammation: Overuse injuries respond best with rest, ice and nsaids. Therapy helps with strengthening and range of motion. ...Read more

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How long does it take to get rid of patellar tendonitis?

Exercises, NSAIDs: Exercises and antiinflammatory meds often will help. Talk with an orthopedist. ...Read more

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What can I do to get rid of patellar tendonitis(jumper's knee)?

What can I do to get rid of patellar tendonitis(jumper's knee)?

Inflammed tendon: Typical treatment options consist of rice, antiinflammatories (oral, topical, injected), physical thearpy (strengthening and stretching), counterbraces, massage, injections (cortisone or prp)... For more info http://drmarkgalland.Com/platelet-rich-plasma-may-have-edge-in-jumpers-knee/ rarely requires surgery. ...Read more

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I've been diagnosed with patellar tendonitis and been to numerous ortho docs none of them want to do anything is there a way to get rid of the pain?

I've been diagnosed with patellar tendonitis and been to numerous ortho docs none of them want to do anything is there a way to get rid of the pain?

Patellar tendonitis : Consider seeing a non-orthopedist since this they've told you it's surgical. A doctor specializing in pm&r (physiatry) or sports medicine, as well as some pain management doctors may provide you with lots of useful tips & specific exercises. If pt has failed, certain types of injection therapy (prp, prolotherpay, "cortisone") may be tried and can be very effective in controlling your symptoms. ...Read more

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What is a quick way to get rid of patellar tendinitis?

No Quick way: Patellar tendonitis can be a very resistent condition. Unfortunately there is no quick and dirty way to resolve it. You need to remove the offensive mechanisam (basketball, running, etc.) for a while - ideally until pain free, use nsaids (oral or topical). Physical therapy is very helpful as well. Obviously if it does not respond, you should go to a sports doc for a complete evaluation. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for patellar tendinitis?

What is the best treatment for patellar tendinitis?

Ice and PT: Patellar tendinitis is inflammation of the tendon attaching your knee cap to your shin bone. It is best treated by a regular icing program and physical therapy. ...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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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

Dr. John Michalski
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Patella (Definition)

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


Dr. Jimmy Bowen
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Tendinitis (Definition)

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