Here is Dr. Rakov with helpful tips on how to identify if you might have Patellar Tendonitis, and what you can do to treat it. It is very similar to Achilles Tendonitis.
Sara Rakov, DPT – Physical Therapist – Dr. Rakov is a former dancer who chose to combine her love of dance and science into a career as a physical therapist. As part of her doctoral degree, Sara completed clinical rotations treating a variety of orthopedic, pediatric, acute, and neurological conditions. She now works as a contractor for Divine Physical Therapy providing therapy services to dancers of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. She combines her dance backgrounds with her clinical knowledge as a physical therapist to effectively optimize clients’ health and performance. Her treatment approaches focus on manual therapy, neuromuscular re-education and patient specific therapeutic exercise.