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What is done for a partial tear in the patellar tendon?

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Dr. Jeffrey Sider
Sports Medicine

In brief: Cast, brace

A slight partial tear in the tendon can probably be treated with either a cast or brace for 6-8 weeks.
A complete or almost complete tear would require a surgical repair.

In brief: Cast, brace

A slight partial tear in the tendon can probably be treated with either a cast or brace for 6-8 weeks.
A complete or almost complete tear would require a surgical repair.
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