Most patients with anterior knee pain improve with conservative treatment. For the others, collaborating specialists can develop effective strategies.
Surgery After First-Time Patellar Dislocation May Be the Right Approach in Younger Patients
Recurring patellar dislocation is very high in certain patient populations. Determining risk of recurrence, which is possible with X-ray and MRI after a first-time dislocation, can help physicians guide patients when to consider surgery instead of conservative treatment.