This condition is a tear of the tendon that connects the patella to the quadriceps muscles of the thigh. The quadriceps muscle is used to straighten the leg from the bent position. A complete rupture of the quadriceps tendon is a disabling injury.
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Sports Medicine North doctors are affiliated with the New England Baptist Orthopedics Program at Beverly Hospital.