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Tests For Patellar Tendonitis
What test are used to diagnose patellar tendonitis and can that cause cysts to form out of a knee replacement? I'm on cyst #2 and can't figure out why
No tests: Patellar tendinitis is diagnosed by history and physical examination. There is no test for this problem. ...Read more
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
Being a dancer, I have slowly and gradually built up my extreme flexibility. Could these instense stretches be what caused my patellar-tendonitis?
Tendonitis: It is probably not the streches. It is more like the extreme activity of dancing leaping and jumping placing your muscles and tendons at high stress that resulted in the patellar-tendonitis. The stretching is probably protective to you. See your doctor for specific treatment for the tendonitis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many Possibilities: Prolotherapy typically by itself will cause ligaments to tighten up, usually due to scarring or fibrosis of the ligaments. However now prolotherapy is used to introduce new blood supply to the area and then many times following it with the prp and/or stem cells in the area can repair the tissue/ligaments by the hopes that the stem cells regenerate the same normal tissue type. Regenexx.Com ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It depends: This depends on the severity and duration of the symptoms and the treatment plan. A rehab program can sometimes take 4-12 weeks to resolve symptoms completely. If surgery is done, sometimes recovery can be accelerated to approximately 6 weeks, though surgery is not the first option for this condition. ...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. ?
I was wondering if hyperbarics could also work for for patellar tendonitis i know athletes use it alot?
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
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