Subluxation of patella
Hi thr was subluxation of patella 3 weeks ago n I was given knee brace. At d end of my 3 weeks,  I got my mri done.  The reports say that lateral retinaculum n medial patellofemoral ligament r partially torn. Should I go for surgery? N wen shuld I start my physiotherapy?
55 Views v

Answers (1)

Like the answers? Chat privately with the doctor of your choice

doctor profile image
Dr. Vinod Kumar A.C
Orthopedist 20 yrs exp Bangalore

Free 3 day follow up

Chat Now

₹300 for 24 hrs

for acute patella dislocation knee bracing and later exercises ,developing quadriceps strength is sufficient, surgery is required only when it becomes recurrent or chronic
Flag this Answer
Flag this answer
Let others know if this answer was helpful
Was this answer helpful?
Disclaimer : The content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider with any questions you may have regarding your medical condition. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it because of something you have read on this website.