Patella

What is Patella?

The large sesamoid bone, in the combined tendon of the quadriceps femoris, covering the anterior surface of the knee.

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Hi, again, Dr. XXXXXXX Regarding patella maltracking and instability, how common or likely is it for such a condition to be able resolve itself on...

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Hello,
Thanks for your query.

Sorry for late reply. In most of the cases patella maltracking and...

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I've had left knee problems for about 5 years now. I've finally had a left knee scope for chrondromalacia patella. Once my old surgeon went in...

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Brief Answer:
Start doing quadriceps exercises regularly

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Hi , I am Dr Gopal Goel, Orthopedic Surgeon.
You have Chondromalacia...

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My grandfather of 79 years, had an accident followed by right patella separation almost 1 and a half month ago, was under medication and...

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Physiotherapy will be helpful.

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Hi
Thanks for your query

I'm Dr Sudhir Kumar

I have gone through your query and...

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busted patellar what are the side effects of removing the knee cap--short term and long term?

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