Patella Tendon Rupture

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A patella tendon rupture occurs when the tendon that holds the patella (the kneecap) to the tibia tears and splits apart, allowing the patella to slide upward. This causes pain and an inability to straighten the knee.

To learn more about treatments for a patella tendon rupture, please complete the appointment request box or call 888-660-2663 to schedule a consultation with a Northwest Orthopaedic Specialists specialty-trained knee doctor.

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