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Have recurrent patellar dislocation. Feel very discomfortable and painful. Advise? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 03-Jun-2013
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Doctor:Good evening
User:Hello Doctor. Good evening
Doctor:Please proceed with your query
Doctor:Please proceed
User:I wanted one information
User:I have recurrent patellar dislocation.
Doctor:Yes, please
User:It had occur almost four years back twice in a span of two months
User:When it was first time i was just asked to be carefull, and i was comfortable.
User:Then when it happend for second time they again asked me to be carefull.
User:But from second time i have some sort of secondary discomforts like some times pains
User:I feel very uncomfortable
Doctor:Do you face difficulty in walking with this problem?
User:Not with walking
User:some pain, sometimes i will be comfortable. But some times it pains
Doctor:In my opinion it is better to get it surgically fixed
Doctor:The surgery is done with various techniques
Doctor:The patellar joint will be more stable then
User:Is it? when i spoke with doctor they had told me, its better to manage with this. Rather than going for surgery.
Doctor:Please discuss about this with your Orthopedician
Doctor:No, there are many new techniques that are available now and are very effective as well
Doctor:One such is Roux-Goldthwait technique
Doctor:Studies have shown that it yields good results
User:Ok, then will talk to the Orthopedician :-)
Doctor:Yes, please do it
User:Thank You. XXXXXX:-)
Doctor:Do you have more queries?
User:Thank You for your time
Doctor:All the best to you
Doctor:Thank you too
Doctor:Take care
Doctor:Bye for now
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