Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Expert Forum
Patellar tendon
About This Forum:

Questions in the Orthopedics & Sports Medicine forum are answered by Michael L. Gross, MD the CEO of Active Orthopedics & Sports Medicine.

Font Size:
A
A
A
Background:
Blank
Blank
Blank
This expert forum is not accepting new questions. Please post your question in one of our medical support communities.
Blank Blank

Patellar tendon

I had surgery on March 3rd to attatch my patellar tendon back to my kneecap, I haven't seen a surgeon since the surgery and would like to know what I should be doing? Keep weight totally off for 2 weeks, keep it elevated, or weight bear as tolerated but how much is too much considering?
1 Comment
Blank
700223_tn?1318169294
you need to contact your surgeon to answer these questions.  The answers vary depending on the quality of the repair and his own post-op protocol.
Blank
Continue discussion Blank
MedHelp Health Answers
Blank
Weight Tracker
Weight Tracker
Start Tracking Now
RSS Expert Activity
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
Emotional Eating Control: How to St...
Aug 28 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank
233488_tn?1310696703
Blank
New Cannabis Article from NORTH Mag...
Jul 20 by John C Hagan III, MD, FACS, FAAOBlank
242532_tn?1269553979
Blank
3 Reasons Why You are Still Binge E...
Jul 14 by Roger Gould, M.D.Blank