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Patella maltracking
I feel pain while running towards the right side of patella of my right knee. I referred columbia asia and I was told that it requires physiotherapy. Following phsiotherapy for last 2 months. There is improvement but still problem not solved. Myfriend suffering from same problem has been prescribed nervijen d and gemcal plus tablets for 2 months by sahyadri hospital. What should I do?
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Dr. Anuradha Sharma (PT)
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Tk laser treatment it will cure
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Dr. Pinky Parekh (PT)
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Sometimes it takes longer to heal if some risk factors are aggravating...have your Physiotherapist assess that in detail. Also McConnell taping to facilitate patellar tracking and Patellor femoral support strap can help expedite healing.
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Patellar maltracking happens when the outer thigh structures like the Iliotibial band alongwith the lateral retinaculum at the knee are being tight. Coupled with this, if the Vastus medialis is weak then this leads to Patellar maltracking. Please visit a Sports/ Ortho Physiotherapist who will help release the tight structures, strengthen the weak muscles and restore the knee to normalcy. K- taping is often used to maintain the gains achieved in the Physiotherapy sessions.
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Dr. Gireesh Kant Snehi (PT)
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Get done with physiotherapy and only option for you.
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Dr. Suchita K Taparia (PT)
Sports and Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist 6 yrs exp Noida
Take good physiotherapy  for 6 month...thanks..further queries about it msg me .
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Dr. Duraisamy
Clinical Physiotherapist 11 yrs exp Chennai
Continue the physiotherapy.
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