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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Dislocated patella: I don't know whether you need surgery but you MUST see a Specialist as soon as possible. Please have your Primary doctor refer you to the Specialist! ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Varies: It varies in part on your age, the condition of the other compartments of your knee, and the overall alignment of the limb. Grade IV chondromalacia i ... Read More
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Straight leg raise: In general, you want to strengthen the quadriceps with as little pressure on the patellafemoral joint and tibial tubercle as possible. forces in that ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
If is due to an-: -anatomical variant & will not help to go to PT. Best to see a fellowship trained sports medicine orthopedic surgeon for eval.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Paxton Daniel
39 years experience Radiology
Description: sounds like a patellar tendon tear. An orthopedic surgeon can give you guidance about the results of the study and any further treatment.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
No: It is good that you exercise. Stationary bike is a good way to exercise with minimal stress to your knees. Wish you good health! - Have a diet rich in ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Greenwald
42 years experience Podiatry
Patella: "Doc told me I have Patella Alta." Patella alta is a rare condition affecting mobility and leg strength. Characterized by an unusually small knee cap ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
36 years experience Pediatrics
Ortho evaluation: If you have done the quad strengthening and other strengthening exercises and teen still having problems, it may be time to consider surgical interven ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
13 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Stretch of ligaments: Sprains occur when ligaments (tissues holding joints together) stretch. The ACL is a ligament in the inside of the knee. The MCL is on the middle s ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See below: Patella alta means your knee cap is riding somewhat higher than normal; similarly subluxation refers to an abnormal position between the two bones tha ... Read More
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