What is Patella Dislocation?
It occurs when the kneecap completely moves out of its normal alignment.
Can physiotherapy help people with patella dislocation?
Yes. Physiotherapy will focus on pain reduction, improvement of functions and prevention of a reoccurring patella dislocation.
What causes patella dislocation?
Biomechanical problems like flat feet and mal-aligned kneecap
Direct trauma to the knee like a sports injury
Excessive pressure from movement
Previous knee injury
Females are more prone than males
Tall people are more prone than short people
How do I know if I have dislocated my kneecap?
You will experience the following symptoms:
A visible kneecap shift from its position
Swelling and tenderness
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