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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...

I was kicked by a horse that cut through my patellar tendon 2.5 yrs later and still can't run/walk, what can I do?

It depends. Patellar tendon injuries can be very difficult to treat especially if the tendon has been cut and especially in the situation where the injury happened that long ago. The tendon can sometimes be repaired with your tissue or allograft tissue, but the results at best are difficult to predict. Read more...
Orthopaedic referral. You should be evaluated by an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in the treatment of knee and specifically extensor mechanism injuries. Any treatment plan will initially evaluate your x-rays (also likely mri), knee motion and strength (focusing on injured extensor mechanism [patellar tendon]) and overall knee stability. Your first step is to obtain a thorough orthopaedic evaluation. Read more...

How to tell if my patellar tendon is overstretched?

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...

Patellar tendon tear. How could that happen?

Patellar tendon. Any rupture of a tendon requires surgery or repair. Patellar tendon is pretty strong, it needs enormous amount of force or injury to 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...