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What are signs of tendonitis in knees ?

What are signs of tendonitis in knees ?

Many signs: Signs may include: inflammation, pain, swelling, and reduction of motion. ...Read more

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Dr. Jimmy Bowen
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Tendinitis (Definition)

The inflammation of a tendon, ...Read more


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What is knee tendonitis?

What is knee tendonitis?

Inflammation: Knee tendonitis usually refers to an inflammatory condition around the tendons of the knee. A common example would be a patellar tendonitis affecting the tendons of the knee cap. ...Read more

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How to fixe a petellas tendonitis knee injury?

How to fixe a petellas tendonitis knee injury?

Ice.: Ice the knee for 20 minutes at a time, several times per day. Wear a patellar tendon strap, available at most pharmacies. Participate in physical therapy for stretching and strengthening exercises. ...Read more

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Do most people need crutches for tendonitis in the knee?

Do most people need crutches for tendonitis in the knee?

Crutches - exception: Crutches are the exception rather than the rule. But if the problem is severe and persistent then crutches could unload the tendons and allow them to heal. You should discuss crutches with you physician and/or therapist.S. ...Read more

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How can you get tendonitis of what they call "jumper's knee"?

How can you get tendonitis of what they call "jumper's knee"?

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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Is there a connection between knee tendonitis and it band syndrome?

Is there a connection between knee tendonitis and it band syndrome?

Possibly: It band is a long band of tissue (similar to a tendon) than runs on the side of the thigh from hip to knee. It band sydrome can cause pain through out the area, mostly commonly in the side of the knee. ...Read more

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What exercises/stretches can you recommend for suspected tendonitis in the knee?

What exercises/stretches can you recommend for suspected tendonitis in the knee?

Quadriceps stretches: The most common tendinitis around the knee involves the patella tendon that starts on the lowest point of your kneecap and ends on the prominent point on the front of the tibia. The easiest effective stretch involves stretching the quadriceps and extensor mechanism by bending the leg back gently so that the heel touches the back of the thigh. Hold stretch for 10 seconds and repeat 10 times daily. ...Read more

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Suffer from Tendonitis, first knees & now elbows (severe pain,) . How can I treat it?

Suffer from Tendonitis, first knees & now elbows (severe  pain,) . How can I treat it?

Nsaid's and ice: Tendinitis is inflammation of the tendons so medications, such as ibuprofen or Aleve, (naproxen) are very appropriate if there is no underlying stomach problem or allergy. Otherwise resting from activities that make it worse, icing and providing compression in the form of a wrap may all be beneficial. They also make a type of band that can be placed around the arm/knee to reduce pressure. If persistent, see your doctor ...Read more

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Had what believed patella tendonitis..Cause of pain under knee...Now it feels better but get occasional pain on side of knee...What is this?

Had what believed patella tendonitis..Cause of pain under knee...Now it feels better but get occasional pain on side of knee...What is this?

Many possibilities: First, it depends which "side" you mean. There are many stabilizing structures in and around the knee. On the sides of the knee are collateral ligaments, one on the outside (lateral) and one on the inside (medial). There are two menisci, one each side. And there are tendons that cross the knee on both sides. Inflammation, overuse or injury to any of these structures could cause your pain. ...Read more

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Can going back to running and military workouts after pat tendonitis if you have very min discomfort on side of knee cause a tear or more damage?

Can going back to running and military workouts after pat tendonitis if you have very min discomfort on side of knee cause a tear or more damage?

Potentially: Probably the biggest risk of resuming activities after having patellar tendinitis would be to have it recur, or to injure some other part of the knees. That being said, though, many can resume full activites without any more problems. Thank you for your question. ...Read more

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What can I do for knee painpatellar tendonitis?

Qquad 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 are ways to prevent tendonitis in the knees?

Tendonitis: Adequate warmup, stretch, & cool down. Limit overuse activity & don't try to increase weight workouts more than 10% increase per week. Consider ice/heat/modalities. ...Read more

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What can be done to prevent tendonitis in your knees?

What can be done to prevent tendonitis in your knees?

Exercise: Staying active tends to keep your joints healthy. Low impact sports such as walking probably best. It's possible but not proven that joint health with vitamin c and glucosamine supplements may help, but probably not that much if at all (there are other benefits to vitamin c however). If lifting weights, use good form. ...Read more

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Can tendonitis bi-lateral cause a serious injury to the knee 27 years later after previous injury has completely healed?

Not necessarily: No. But the problem previously could have been a precursor to your problem now. Overuse tendinitis can be from being overweight or over active on your patellar tendon. Later you can develop arthritis in your knee, especially under your kneecap. Reducing your weight, avoiding jumping, running, squatting and kneeling, wearing good cushioned arch supported shoes should help. ...Read more

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I have pain at the front part of knee and along the inside . I was told it was tendonitis  a month ago, but has gotten worse is this something serious?

I have pain at the front part of knee and along the inside . I was told it was tendonitis  a month ago, but has gotten worse is this something serious?

Probably not: Usually not, but should be followed to make sure it resolves. Usual causes include a tendonitis, a bone stress injury, or even a radiculopathy. If it does not get better, an MRI can be useful to verify the diagnosis and guide treatment. ...Read more

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How to treat tendonitis in the knee?

How to treat tendonitis in the knee?

Knee: Who diagnosed tendinitis? Which tendon- one goes over knee cap? Or could it be medial or collateral ligaments. Unless know exact diagnosis on mechanical part malfunctioning? Comsult physician see which treatment is right- rehab exercises, transdermal meds, knee bracing. Common is patello femoral syndrome. Simple knee strap is available pharmacies, but need diagnosis. ...Read more

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How can you prevent tendonitis in the knee?

How can you prevent tendonitis in the knee?

Stretching: One of the best ways to prevent injury is to stretch prior to activity. A short warmup period before strenuous activity can also help. Avoid un-level surfaces and wear shoes that are not too worn out. ...Read more

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