OVERVIEW

Quadriceps Tendon Rupture

 

The injury can be caused by forceful kicking, traumatic impacts to the tendon or even a fall. The symptoms include severe quadriceps weakness (which makes it difficult to climb/descend stairs), pain, bruising, just above the kneecap and inability to move. Surgery is required.

GOALS

Possible Treatment Goals

  • Improve Balance
  • Decrease Risk of Reoccurrence
  • Improve Fitness
  • Improve Function
  • Improve Muscle Strength and Power
  • Increase Oxygen to Tissues
  • Improve Proprioception
  • Improve Range of Motion
  • Self-care of Symptoms
  • Improve Tolerance for Prolonged Activities
  • Improve Wound Healing
RESOURCES

Additional Resources

PHYSICAL THERAPY
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MANUAL THERAPY
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BALANCE AND GAIT
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INJURY PREVENTION
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POSTURAL REALIGNMENT
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ACTIVE RELEASE TECHNIQUE
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KINESION TAPING
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TELEHEALTH

CUPPING
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GRASTON TECHNIQUE
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CORE 6
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CORRECTIVE EXERCISE & POSTURAL RESTORATION
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NUTRITION & LIFESTYLE
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FLUID STRETCHING PROGRAMS
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TPI CERTIFIED