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Patellar Tendonitis Pain
Exercise : Quadriceps strengthening is important for knee strength.It is important to be certain the structure of the knee is correct and the patella tracts correctly. We need to know of you have any muscle weakness and physical therapy will be important after you have seen your physician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Should i wear my patellar strap the minute i notice the pain. I have been diagnosed with patellar tendonitis. ?
Patella tendon strap: A patella tendon strap can be helpful alleviating the pain by taking the pressure off the tendon. ...Read more
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
Relative rest: Tendonitis can be difficult to treat and can take a long time to heal. This is often an overuse injury to reduction or modification of exercise is needed. Immobilization may be needed in severe cases. Physical therapy is helpful to work with muscular imbalances. There are modalities that can also be used to reduce and pain inflammation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it common to experience knee pain and have the feeling that your knee is giving out, when you have patellar tendonitis?
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
Hi, I have got patellar tendonitis but I am now suffering with the same type of pain in my right hand, could this be connected?
No: not directly. Generally it's a question of your conditioning level, your technique/equipment compared to what activities your are subjecting your body to. ...Read more
I have patellar tendonitis and I am highly active. Recently I have had pain not only when active but also when walking and climbing stairs?
Tendonitis: You should be stretching you hamstrings and quads, ice the front of your knee regularly and doing some cross friction massage on the area that hurts the most. This will help your worsening symptoms resolve. It can take a while so be patient. Stairs increase the stress on this area so try to decrease as you can. ...Read more
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