Patellar Tendon Tear
What is Patellar Tendon Tear?
Patellar Tendon Tears is a tear in the muscles in the front of your thigh which is usually used to straighten your legs. A complete tear of the Patellar Tendon is a disabling injury which requires surgery to recover. This injury is more common among middle-aged people who runs or do jumping sports.
Symptoms of Patellar Tendon Tear
- Unable to straighten your knee
- Kneecap may move up into the thigh because it is no longer anchored to your shinbone
Causes of Patellar Tendon Tear
- Tendon Weakness ( Chronic Disease, Patellar tendonitis…)
Treatment for Patellar Tendon Tear
- Knee Brace
- Surgical Treatment
Self-Diagnose can bring more harm than treating it. It is good to know more about the injury but definitely not to the point of self-treatment. It will be much safer to get treated by Our Doctor, for more information or to book an appointment with Singapore Sports and Orthopaedic Clinic, you can call (+65) 6475 8011, the hotline is open 24 hours. You may also send us an enquiry for appointment.Tags: knee pain, knee treatment, patellar tendon tear, singapore sports and orthopaedic clinic