A 44-year-old member asked:
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severely dislocated kneecap ----how will doctors fix it?

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Dr. Renn Crichlow
21 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
It depends!: The treatment for s dislocating kneecap can be simple therapy and a home exercise prgram, up to a complicated surgery to realign your bones around your knee. It really depends on why your kneecap or patella is dislocating and how serious the injury to the surrounding ligaments is. The first step is to get an evaluation from a surgeon with experience in these matters!
Answered on Sep 28, 2016

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