A 36-year-old member asked:
How can i strengthen my patella after dislocation?
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Orthopedic Surgery 50 years experience
Physiotherapy : Treatment for patellar dislocation is vital to hasten the healing process, reduce the likelihood of recurrence and ensure an optimal outcome. Treatment may comprise:
soft tissue massage
the use of crutches
taping or bracing to correct patella position
ice or heat treatment
progressive exercises to improve flexibility, balance and strengthing.
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Last updated Aug 15, 2014
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