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Dr. Jeffrey Sider
39 years experience Sports Medicine
Reduce it: Obviously the initial treatment for any patella dislocation is to replace the patella into proper position. The leg should then be immobilized to a ... Read More
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Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
26 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Slowly: You need to rest it first. Let the swelling go down. Avoid deep bending during healing. Ice, nsaids, patellar "palumbo brace" to hold the knee cap tow ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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Patellar dislocation: Is alway laterally (to the outside of knee). It tends to reocurr. Make the inside muscles of front of thigh stronger by bending knee slightly and lif ... Read More
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Dr. Raj Sinha
Dr. Raj Sinha answered
32 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Physical therapy: For a first time dislocation, physical therapy will likely resolve the issue. If the dislocation keeps on happening, then a surgical procedure may be ... Read More
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
A long time: When you patellar dislocation, sometime you may need surgery to get back in place after surgery you need brace for 6week , then p.T to strength the mu ... Read More
Dr. Nolan Segal
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Depends: If this is a 1st dislocation a brace and rehab are needed. 6-8 weeks recovery. If you are a recurrent subluxer work hard on your quads. A patellar tra ... Read More
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Are you talking about acute dislocation, or recurrent dislocation.All of them have symtoms.
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Meislin
36 years experience sports medicine
Patellar dislocation: Patella dislocation occurs when the patella (kneecap) completes separates and dissociates from the trochlea tearing the medial retinaculum and/or medi ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
39 years experience Sports Medicine
It's curable: If you really have a history of patella dislocation, it is something that may be successfully treated with physical therapy, but it may require a su ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
48 years experience Rheumatology
Yes, if properly...: If properly treated yes. But you may have contibuting factors which make it occur. Being knock kneed can potentiate this, as can hypermobility. A Chop ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
I am sure : If you after you heal from the dislocation i belive will have no problem with running
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
39 years experience Sports Medicine
Not necessarily: I have many patients with patella instability who run. The use of quad strengthening will help a patella instability issue. Also use of a patella ... Read More
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes it hurts: Take a hammer and ... Nevermind. Anything that dislocates will hurt.
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