Patellar Instability

Colvin, Alexis Chiang; West, Robin V.
December 2008
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Dec2008, Vol. 90-A Issue 12, p2751
Academic Journal
The article presents an overview of patellar instability. A discussion of the cause and symptoms of patellar instability and of operative and nonoperative procedures which can be used to treat it is presented. The role that limb alignment, retinacula and muscles play in patellar instability are discussed. Diagnostic tests which can be used to confirm the presence of patellar instability are examined.


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