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if i have my patella removed will i still be able to walk without a problem in the future

A 57-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel McClurg
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
It depends: The removal of the patella called patellectomy is a rare operation and has consequences for walking and other activities. Removal of the patella dece ... Read More
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me explain: After dislocated patella, usually we apply brace on the leg to let the soft tissue injury heal, the leg have to be straight in the brace. Usually we ... Read More
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Dr. John Scuba
24 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Fracture disability: Yes, it is possible. When there is a nondisplaced fracture, there may be pain, but walking can be tolerated often with a limp. So it's important to ha ... Read More

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