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Bipartite patella / knee pain

I had Bipartite patella surgery 5 months ago. I can bike and swim w it only being achy. When I run I get sharp pain where the fragment was taken out and the quad tendon reattached. I also get some sharp pain on the inner side of the patella.

Has anyone had this surgery? It was open incision surgery. Dr said 4-6 months off before sports. I have been doing PT 2x a week since surgery. I bike and swim 2x a week. I do stretching and leg exercises to build quad 2x a week.
I would like to hear what others have to say or have been thru?
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replied December 13th, 2018
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Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. Take it slow to the sports. Strain less, run less, walk more and avoid lifting heavy weights. Consult your orthpaedic if the pain persists

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan




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replied December 14th, 2018
Thank you. So you think I’m being to active?
When I bike or swim I don’t get any pain. But when I run I do. Inside the patella and in the quad tendinopathy area.

Are there any tips to help w the quad tendinopathy?

The paint on patella is tracking I think. The quad is pulling the patella to the upper right of right leg.
Where surgery was.

Thanks
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