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Dislocated knee cap, keeps slipping out. Wearing a knee brace. Treatment?

Hi, my knee cap dislocated when I was 8 1/2 months pregnant. I went into labour from falling, it is now 3 1/2 months later and my knee has not healed. It keeps feeling like it is slipping out. I have been wearing a brace but am not able to rest much as I have 2 toddlers and an infant. What would you suggest to help stabalize my knee and keep it from sliding out again?
Asked On : Fri, 11 Jan 2013
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hi sexysweetheart
looking at he history it seems that you had patella dislocation only once which could be managed with physiotherapy and braces.
but if it is recurrent that is 2-3 times every year then you may need a surgical managent for that . hence kindly consult a orthopedic surgeon.
Answered: Sat, 12 Jan 2013
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