3 doctors weighed in:
How active can you be after a patellectomy?
3 doctors weighed in

Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
Orthopedic Surgery
2 doctors agree
In brief: Very after healing
Some patients end up with a mild lack of full extension of their knee after total patellectomy some don't.
Some patients have weaker knee extension. Activity level depends on your strength after you rehab and the rest of the problem that led you to a patellectomy in the first place.

In brief: Very after healing
Some patients end up with a mild lack of full extension of their knee after total patellectomy some don't.
Some patients have weaker knee extension. Activity level depends on your strength after you rehab and the rest of the problem that led you to a patellectomy in the first place.
Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
Thank
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Warren Strudwick
Board Certified, Sports Medicine
26 years in practice
490K people helped
Continue
108,000 doctors available
Read more answers from doctors