Chronic patellar tendinopathy is often a debilitating process markedly affecting athletic performance and even routine daily activities. Treatment that is at once reliable, safe, effective and with rapid recovery has not, to date, been available. An early two year experience with a percutaneous tenotomy, performed under local anesthia, using ultrasound energy appears to effectively address these desirable treatment goals.
- Patellar tendinopathy
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Orthopedics and Sports Medicine