A 19-year-old female asked:
Is patellar dislocation completely curable?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Rheumatology 48 years experience
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-pat knee strap can help!
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Is patellar dislocation curable?
2 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Sports Medicine 39 years experience
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 surgical procedure to help realign the patella.
It is important to have an orthopedic exam and possibly an mri
to differentiate a subluxation problem from a dislocation.
6k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated May 20, 2015
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