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My right thigh has shrunk by 4 cm due to patella tendonitis, what can i do now ?

I have had severe pain in my left knee for 8 months now. Seen a orthopedic and was diagnosed as patella tendonitis and prescribed medication and physiotherapy . Followed the regime religiously but no result. Visited a neurologist and under went MRI of lower back, NCV and EMG test which turned out to be are normal. Don t know what to do, my right thigh has shrunk by 4 cm. I am loosing strength in my right leg.
Sun, 1 May 2011
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hi,
For your severe pain in your knee they diagnosed patella tendonitis is ok but your second complain wasting of thigh muscles and weakness in the same leg require more attention.
You again consult your neurologist and discuss about this problem.
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