Patellar Tracking Disorder (cont.)
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Other treatments are often used for patellar tracking disorder. Before using other treatments, first try home treatment to reduce pain and inflammation.
Other treatment choices
Try physical therapy to:
If your doctor recommends it, be fitted for a nonprescription or prescription (custom) knee brace or shoe inserts (orthotics) for extra knee support or to improve the position of your feet. If you try orthotics, use them in both shoes even if only one knee hurts.
In addition to stretching and strengthening, you can also try massage to improve circulation and healing.
What to think about
Before investing in a custom brace or orthotics, try over-the-counter versions from a sporting goods supply or drugstore.
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