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Novato, CA
A 23-year-old female asked:

12/2019 mri dislocated patella, bone bruise on the femur and patella, mpfl damage, mild meniscus tears (dance injury). returned to swim too soon, but then rested w pt for 9wks. now medial pain/snap when swim/run, shaky for 1 leg squats. is this bad?

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Dr. Thomas Leeson
General Practice 6 years experience
Reevaluate : Sounds like the return to acitivity was too soon and the signs with activity and squats now suggest a re-evaluation with your rehabilitation team, whether that’s your orthopedist or physical therapist.
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