Patella tendon is strained due to physical disability

Patient

Q: I am a spina bifida who walks with permanently bent knees. My right knee has become uncomfortable. This is thought to be because the patellar tendon is constantly stretched. What treatment or surgery would be advised for this

Symptoms:  Ache in right knee when it is bent as with walking down stairs. Walking after having been sat still for along time
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