A 17-year-old female asked:
I had a tibial tubercle osteotomy and mpfl reconstruction surgery in my right knee 7 weeks ago. after 7 weeks post op, while walking it feels like my kneecap is getting stuck and i have to push it back down to walk further. is this normal ?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Richard Eastonanswered
Orthopedic Surgery 36 years experience
No. You should contact your surgeon and go in for X-rays to ensure that there is not something wrong. Displacement of the patenting should be ruled out.
Reviewed Jun 09, 2021
Dr. Alexander Sahanswered
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 16 years experience
Worth having a new Xray and a new knee exam.
Answered Jun 26, 2021
Last updated Jun 26, 2021
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