Is it possible to return to play ball after a patellar tendon rupture?

Yes. A patellar tendon rupture requires surgery, and rehabilitation. Typical return to sport is at least 6 months, and may take 12 months.
Patella tendon. Patellar tendon rupture needs to be surgically repaired. Most patients regain high level of function, but outcomes are very rehab dependent. Good luck!

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Is it possible to return to football after having a patellar tendon rupture?

Possible. Yes i believe it is possible but rehab would take between 6-12 months to achieve a full recovery. Unless one is playing at a competitive level, i wouldn't recommend a weekend warrior to return to playing football after such an injury. Playing basketball would probably even be more difficult. Read more...

Should I climb up and down stairs after 3 months of a patellar tendon rupture?

Listen to body. Maximal healing is reached somewhere between 3-6 months... Your body usually tells you what you can and can't do.... Consider starting small stairs when ready and listen up your body (and your doctor). Read more...

What kind of doctor sees somebody for patellar tendon rupture?

Orthopedic Surgeon. Patellar tendon rupture is a severe knee injury which usually requires surgical intervention by an orthopedic surgeon. Read more...
Orthopaedic Surgeon. Any orthopaedic surgeon that operates on the knee should be able to take care of a patella tendon rupture. Read more...

Patellar tendon rupture--is it serious?

Yes. It is a significant knee injury it will need to be surgically repaired and then immoblized for 6-8 weeks to allow healing. If it is not repaired, it will be difficult to walk especially on stairs. Read more...

How do you fix a patellar tendon rupture?

Surgery. Patella tendon rupture is a potentiall serious injury that could comprmise you affected leg depends on the extent, complete or partiial. Surgery is the usual fix although long leg immonbilization and/or casting is optional depending on the injury. Read more...
Patellar tendon. Repair of the patella tendon (pt) requires an incision in front of the knee. The tendon typically pulls away from the inferior pole of patella. Vertical drill holes made from inferior to superior patella. Stitches are placed through pt, passed through dril holes, and tied over top of patella. Read more...

How can you cure patellar tendon rupture?

Surgery. For complete patellar tendon ruptures this is surgery for repair. For partial tears or degeneration (tendinosis/tendinopathy) can maybe consider therapy and protected activity. Read more...
Patellar tendon. If you have a complete patellar tendon rupture you would require surgical repair or reconstruction. Read more...

What is the definition or description of: Patellar tendon rupture?

Disconnect. An injury to the connection between the quad tendon and lower leg(tibia). Due to this injury the patient is unable to extend the leg. There is a disconnect in the quadriceps extensor mechanism and the lower leg. Usually requires surgical reapair. Read more...