A 16-year-old female asked:
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i have a disorder called patella tracking syndrome are there any possibilities i would need surgery if physical therapy does not work?

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Dr. Steven Simon
37 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Yes: Typically PT can help strengthen muscles that balance the patella, but if that does not work, a small surgical correction can be done to fix this. A brace can protect from further injury until with it resolves with PT or gets corrected.
Answered on Feb 4, 2016

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