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

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Dr. Shawn Hennigan
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: 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!

In brief: 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!
Dr. Shawn Hennigan
Dr. Shawn Hennigan
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Dr. Kenneth Tepper
Orthopedic Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

A patellar tendon rupture requires surgery, and rehabilitation.
Typical return to sport is at least 6 months, and may take 12 months.

In brief: Yes

A patellar tendon rupture requires surgery, and rehabilitation.
Typical return to sport is at least 6 months, and may take 12 months.
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
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