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What do you recommend for patellar dislocation?

What do you recommend for patellar dislocation?

Patellar dislocation: Is alway laterally (to the outside of knee). It tends to reocurr. Make the inside muscles of front of thigh stronger by bending knee slightly and lifting it across other knee (like when you cross legs when sitting down). Do repetitions if 5-10 throughout the day. This will keep patella align in the middle so it does not dislocate laterally. ...Read more

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Dr. Thomas Deberardino
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Dislocation (Definition)

Dislocation is a condition in which a bone has come out of place from a joint, usually due to a sports injury, a fall, a bike/car accident, or a birth defect. The dislocated joint can have its out-of-place bone put back into proper position, but further treatment may be needed ...Read more


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History of patella dislocation and cartildige issues, full thickness loss, patellectomy right thing to do?

History of patella dislocation and cartildige issues, full thickness loss, patellectomy right thing to do?

Last resort: You are very young for this type of procedure and it is basically a last resort. There are several other options for your condition depending on the location of your cartilage loss. These options include cartilage restoration (Carticel) with re-alignment of your patella. Would consult with an orthopedic surgeon to discuss this option ...Read more

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Grade 2 ?3 MCL tear after patella dislocation . Tkr may . Injury november . Surgical repair. Hinged brace now. He thinks heal. 2 fail lateral releases

Grade 2 ?3 MCL tear after patella dislocation . Tkr may . Injury november . Surgical repair. Hinged brace now. He thinks heal. 2 fail lateral releases

Depends on reexamni-: Nation findings ; your symptoms. Ask all these questions of your treating surgeon, who knows you and probably did your surgery. You don't want to second guess him. Wait and be patient. No one can tell you whether its healing or not? He should be your best source of all information ; advice. Liston to him. Good luck and happy holidays. ...Read more

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How long it takes for a knee patella dislocation to back in place?

Needs help to fix: If you've truly dislocated your patella, then you should seek care right away so that the dislocation can be reduced, and any further care for the injury can be rendered. Splint the leg in your position of comfort and apply an ice pack, then get to the ER. If this is a chronic problem, then you may benefit from physical therapy, and perhaps a brace. Consultation with an ortho or sports med. ...Read more

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What is the recovery time for a patella dislocation and a sprained mcl?

About a month: Have it checked by a knee doc to make sure you didn't injure the cartilage under the knee cap though. ...Read more

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How long does it take to fully recover from a patella dislocation and to be able to do activities like running? I'm now 3 months in rehab.

How long does it take to fully recover from a patella dislocation and to be able to do activities like running? I'm now 3 months in rehab.

Varies: This all depends on your progress with therapy, your patellar tracking/stability and your quad strength. This varies from patient to patient. Work hard in rehab and follow the advice of your doctor and therapist. ...Read more

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Tkr may 8 . Patella dislocation nov 15 . Swelling pain. X-ray kneecap in place. What is problem. What next ? Lots medial pain

See your ORS: That is unfortunate! if your knee is well/aligned and u do not have a feeling of 'looseness' in your knee than a strengthening program for your muscles ( quads especially )would be recommended . If it happens again or you feel " unsteady " than see your ors or get another opinion about your tka.. Best of luck! ...Read more

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What is the healing time for patella dislocation?

What is the healing time for patella dislocation?

6 weeks: Even though most soft tissue injuries heal by six weeks the underlying problem should be addressed for a more lasting cure. ...Read more

Dr. John Michalski
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Patella (Definition)

Patella is a thick piece of bone, more commonly known ...Read more