Patellar Tendonitis: Treatment & Recovery


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What is patellar tendonitis?

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1. Patellar tendonitis may be treated with cryotherapy. What is this?

2. While a steroid injection for patellar tendonitis may help with inflammation and pain, a person is at higher risk of which of the following as a result?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Confirm your understanding of how patellar tendonitis is treated with the help of this quiz and worksheet. The quiz requires you to be familiar with how long it takes to fully heal from minor cases of this condition.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Here's what you'll be tested on:

  • The definition of 'patellar tendonitis'
  • A treatment called 'cryotherapy'
  • A potential problem caused by steroid injection
  • How long it takes to fully recover
  • The recovery prognosis for minor cases

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about treating patellar tendonitis
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about 'cryotherapy' and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the use of steroid injection to treat patellar tendonitis

Additional Learning

To continue your studies on this topic, be sure to review the related lesson titled Patellar Tendonitis: Treatment & Recovery. Here's the type of information you'll find in this lesson:

  • An overview of patellar tendonitis
  • A list of conservative therapies
  • The problem with drilling into the patella