Will my patellar tendonitis ever go away?

Generally yes. Patellar tendinitis generally resolves with appropriate conservative care. If it fails to resolve with conservative care it can be treated with surgical debridement or newer ultrasound guided treatments.

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How do I make my patellar tendonitis pain go away?

Exercise . Quadriceps strengthening is important for knee strength.It is important to be certain the structure of the knee is correct and the patella tracts correctly. We need to know of you have any muscle weakness and physical therapy will be important after you have seen your physician. Read more...

How do I treat patellar tendonitis that wont go away?

See Orthopaedic doc. Tendinitis is common in many joints, but can be particularly troublesome in the knees. Ice, braces and otc nsaid's are a good home treatments. If that is ineffective, see a board certified orthopaedic surgeon for evaluation and treatment. Physical therapy, oral/injectable steroids and/or surgery may be needed. Read more...

Have pretty bad patellar tendonitis in my knee. I there any way for my tendonitis to go away?

Yes. Nsaids and specific knee exercises can help. Formal physical therapy may also help. Have an orthopedist evaluate the issue if you have not done so already. Read more...
Patellar Tendinitis. Yes, stubborn problem. Treatment options include nsaids (oral or topical), ice, brace use (chopat patellar tendon strap), and exercise modification. Specifically, eccentric or negative quad contractions have been shown to be particularly helpful. You could see a physical therapist to help you with all of this as well as try other modalities such as ultrasound. Read more...

Is going to a sports medicine clinic for my patellar tendonitis the best option?

Sounds reasonable. You would want to see an orthopedist who specializes in knees. It would make sense to find one in a sports med clinic. Read more...

Patellar tendonitis cures?

Relative rest. Things to try: regular NSAID use, restrict painfull activities (squattting and kneeling), restore quadricep strength and stretch illiotibial band. Read more...
Treatment options. My suggestions to patients with patella tendonitis consist of rice, anti-inflammatories (oral/ topical), quad stregthening, lower extremity stretching. I also may suggest ice massage, or counterforce bracing. If the above list does not help then you may want to consider discussing prp with your physician based on some recent literature (http://drmarkgalland.Com/category/knee/). Read more...

Patellar tendonitis. What is it?

Inflammation. Inflammation of the patella due to overuse or repetitive motion. Overuse injuries respond best with rest, ice and nsaids. Therapy helps with decreasing swelling and pain as well as improving strength and range of motion. Read more...
Many Possibilities. Prolotherapy typically by itself will cause ligaments to tighten up, usually due to scarring or fibrosis of the ligaments. However now prolotherapy is used to introduce new blood supply to the area and then many times following it with the prp and/or stem cells in the area can repair the tissue/ligaments by the hopes that the stem cells regenerate the same normal tissue type. Regenexx.Com. Read more...