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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
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What is knee tendonitis?

Dr. Kenneth Cheng
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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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Dr. Jimmy Bowen
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Tendonitis (Definition)

Tendonitis is a condition in which there is swelling and irritation of a tendon, a thick fibrous cord that attaches muscle to bones. It can occur in any tendon in the body, and results in pain and tenderness ...Read more


Dr. Payam Rafat
Board Certified, Podiatry
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What are signs of tendonitis in knees ?

Dr. Payam Rafat
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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. Vincent Yamamoto
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Can tendonitis bi-lateral cause a serious injury to the knee 27 years later after previous injury has completely healed?

Dr. Vincent Yamamoto
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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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Dr. Edward Hellman
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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?

Dr. Edward Hellman
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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?

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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Dr. Thomas Deberardino
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What can I do for knee painpatellar tendonitis?

Dr. Thomas Deberardino
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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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Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
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How to fixe a petellas tendonitis knee injury?

Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
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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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Dr. Thomas Deberardino
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What exercises/stretches can you recommend for suspected tendonitis in the knee?

Dr. Thomas Deberardino
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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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Dr. Robert Levine
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Do most people need crutches for tendonitis in the knee?

Dr. Robert Levine
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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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Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Knee hurts from tendonitis and im going out of town next weekend and i wanna feel good so i can enjoy vacation. What can I do to keep the pain down?

Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Knee hurts from tendonitis and im going out of town next weekend and i wanna feel good so i can enjoy vacation. What can I do to keep the pain down?

Naproxen: Motrin/ advil/ naproxen/aleve............Ifnot allergic. Ace wrapping during activity, local heat, as tolerated. ...Read more

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Dr. Edward Hellman
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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?

Dr. Edward Hellman
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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?

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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