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what can i do about recurring dislocated kneecaps?

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Dr. Renn Crichlow
21 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Have you seen an MD?: If you haven't seen an orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in complex knee issues, i would highly recommend it. The first step is to work on therapy to strengthen the quadriceps muscle. Subsequently an eval by a specialist would be the best.
Answered on Aug 2, 2013

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