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Did physiotherapy for a dislocated knee. Not able to extend the knee. How long will it take to recover?

Hi, I dislocated my right knee on 12/26/12. I was seen in Urgent Care and had xrays. I have been in Physical therapy once a week since my injury and will be following up with the orthopedic surgeon in 2 weeks. I have made great progress in PT but I am still unable to fully extend my knee. I walk with a limp because of the leg discrepancy and I am still unable to do many of my previous activities like running, motorcycle riding, walking long distances without my knee "giviging out", or "locking" with pain. I am not sure how much damage was done as a result of my injury but it seems to be more than just a simple dislocation....?
Asked On : Sat, 30 Mar 2013
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It seems that there might be some ligamental and maniscus injury giving discomfort for long time.
Continue with physiotherapy.
Do Patellar exercise for 10 minutes, 2-3 times a day.
Avoid squatting position or cross legs.
Do not sit on foot.
Ok and take care.
Answered: Sun, 7 Jul 2013
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