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Before 3 weeks i had a kneecap dislocation.I went to hospital and took xray.No #.Doc immobilized my leg with pop.How long it will take to walk normaly?

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Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: If U had dislocation

.....U need more care than a reduction.
The knee needs 2 b evaluated 4 alignment ; 4 damage 2 the under surface of the patella. Min rx is immobilized 4 4-6 wks ; pt 2 allow healing of the medial retinaculum 2 heal ; 2 regain motion ; strength. U may need realignment, soft tissue or boney, 2 prevent further dislocation ; damage. Get in 2 c a knee specialist now!

In brief: If U had dislocation

.....U need more care than a reduction.
The knee needs 2 b evaluated 4 alignment ; 4 damage 2 the under surface of the patella. Min rx is immobilized 4 4-6 wks ; pt 2 allow healing of the medial retinaculum 2 heal ; 2 regain motion ; strength. U may need realignment, soft tissue or boney, 2 prevent further dislocation ; damage. Get in 2 c a knee specialist now!
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