How to Treat patellar tendinitis in sports medicine

Patellar tendinitis is pain just below the knee cap. Patellar tendinitis treatment tips and techniques can supplement the direct care one receives from a doctor, trainer or physical therapist. Learn how to treat sports injuries in this how-to video on health and rehab.

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Stop jumping
Strengthen quadriceps
Use friction massage
Use ultrasound

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Mr. Paine is well known physical therapist with the Roger Clemens Institute at Memorial Hospital. After getting his degree in physical therapy from Texas Women's University he trained for several years under David Drez, MD, a renowned surgeon and sports medicine specialist. He has been a rehab consultant for the Houston Rockets, Houston Astros and NASA. He has given hundreds of presentations in his career in the US and abroad and has published many chapters in text books and papers in peer review journals.

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To treat chronic patellar tendinitis, you may want to consult The Eccentric Exercise Protocol website at http://eccentric-exercises.blogspot.com

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