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... I have had patella subluxation since I was 12 years old. It was caused because my patella sat to high on my knee, patella alta. My knee cap eventualy wore into my femur. ... (28 replies)
... I saw an orthopedic doctor and he wants to do surgery on my knee for patella subluxation. He wants to release the lateral, break and realign the bones and put a screw in, and fix a ligament. ... (28 replies)
... wks. I ask the surgeon what is the cause and he said that women are more prone to having patella subluxation. I will let you know when I have the surgery and how it goes. I hope this surgery helps your daughter. Is her other knee giving her the same problem? ... (14 replies)

... I am so glad I found others who are dealing with Patella Subluxation. My daughter is active in sports and has twice had her knee dislocate. ... (14 replies)
... Hi Cindy, I had a proximal patellar realignment on February 6th, 07, which is basically what you described. I have been out of work since and am due to return on May 2nd. It hasn't been bad, but it hasn't been great either. PT is hard, and I have days where I don't feel like getting off the couch because it's such a hassle to get anywhere. All OS's have different... (14 replies)
... had this happen to me three times in less than a year. After seeing three workers comp doctors this one that I am seeing now and the PA in ortho both say I have Patella Subluxation. The PA has now referred me to the surgeon. ... (14 replies)
... d to shave offthe anterior portion of the tibia where the kneecap is supposed to track and move it slightly to improve tracking. The ortho doc that is doing her surgery doesn't like that kind of surgery stating that changing the architecture of the bone may improve tracking, but may result in pain of the knee cap. ... (14 replies)
... ar he was twisted around, picked up and thrown down on his kneecap. This dislocated his patella. One doctor was worried about torn cartilage and even discussed surgery because of the loud popping that was heard during the physical exam. The MRI showed no evidence of anything being torn or broken. ... (1 replies)
... I think he would have helped me avoid surgery if it would have helped. ... (28 replies)
... I had patella sublaxation as well. After multiple months of PT, my kneecap was still sliding out constantly. My surgeon recommended surgery although my surgery did not require any bone cutting. I am now 6 weeks out from a lateral release, and my knee is healing fairly well. ... (28 replies)
... At the age of 14 I too was suffering patella sublaxation. ... (28 replies)
... cal therapy and the pain has now become significantly worse. I couldn't even walk out of the PT center! Now the doc says the only thing left to do is to do a big surgery to reconstruct my knee. ... (28 replies)
... you're young. they should not be considering surgery like that on teenagers. one of the reasons being that your bones are still growing and the joint hasn't matured yet. healing takes time. ... (28 replies)
... One week after surgery, my daughter is doing really well. She only walks with her brace on or with the help of crutches, but not both. Her surgery was on Thursday and on that first day, she really didn't experience any great pain until late that night after all of the anesthetic they put into the joint had worn off. Day 2 was the hardest, but by day three, she had felt good... (14 replies)
... Eli has had five dislocations of his patella over the last two months, he is back in PT and if this doesn't work he will be headed to Children's Hospital in Birmingham to see a child's orthopedic surgeon. ... (1 replies)
... My surgery was just the lateral release without breaking any bones. It is still about 3 months worth of recovery time, but I was weight bearing the same day as my surgery. ... (28 replies)
... I have patella subluxation and my orthopedic doctor wants to do surgery. ... (0 replies)
... The problem with getting the surgery done, is my parents. My mom said "you are not getting that surgery. ... (28 replies)
... How long after surgery did you start PT? ... (14 replies)
... slip and with within 8months it slipped out about 10 times. I went to another DR and said I needed a lateral release which I had 6 weeks ago. and since my second surgery my knee slips out at least 2 to 3 times a week now. just last week it sarted slipping out almost everyday. ... (14 replies)

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