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Do people with patellar dislocation have a lot of pain?
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Dr. Allen Lu
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Some do not
As with any dislocation, there are those patients with loose (or lax) joints.
Some patients can experience dislocations without any pain and without any apparent injury. Their ligaments are loose enough to allow it. Most patients that dislocate the patella have an underlying predisposition (or problem that allows dislocation). An injury or trauma can then tear the ligaments that hold the patella.

In brief: Some do not
As with any dislocation, there are those patients with loose (or lax) joints.
Some patients can experience dislocations without any pain and without any apparent injury. Their ligaments are loose enough to allow it. Most patients that dislocate the patella have an underlying predisposition (or problem that allows dislocation). An injury or trauma can then tear the ligaments that hold the patella.
Dr. Allen Lu
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
In brief: Yes it hurts
Take a hammer and ... Nevermind. Anything that dislocates will hurt.

In brief: Yes it hurts
Take a hammer and ... Nevermind. Anything that dislocates will hurt.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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