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

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Dr. Jeffrey Sider
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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