Surgery to repair a complete tear of quadriceps tendon. Depending on how long it has been since the injury occurred can determine the success and results of the procedure. It is recommended that an injury like this is treated as soon as possible. The procedure itself will include suturing the torn tendon to the patella (kneecap) by drilling holes in the patella and then using sutures to pull the tendons through the holes and to the bone.
Pain, Swelling, Loss of strength