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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?
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Dr. Vinod Kumar A.C Bangalore | Orthopedic Surgeon
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for acute patella dislocation knee bracing and later exercises ,developing quadriceps strength is sufficient, surgery is required only when it becomes recurrent or chronic
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