Tag: Knee Dislocation

Kneecap Dislocation
Lower Limb

Subluxing Kneecap (Patellar Dislocation)

Brief Outline of Subluxing Kneecap (Patellar Dislocation) A subluxation is a partial dislocation of the kneecap, whereby the kneecap slides partially out of the groove in which it is designed to travel. Pain and swelling may accompany this condition. Athletes who suffer from a muscle imbalance or a structural deformity, such as a high kneecap, have a […]

Lower Limb

Knee Joint Dislocation

Brief Outline of Knee Joint Dislocation A knee joint dislocation is a serious injury and quite often involves damage to a number of the structures of the knee, including ligaments, tendons, and menisci. There is also a chance that damage will occur to the vascular structures around the knee, which may require emergency surgery. Dislocation occurs when […]

knee-subluxation
Lower Limb

Subluxing Knee Cap

Brief Outline of Subluxing Knee Cap A subluxation or dislocation of the knee cap (patella) commonly occurs during deceleration. The knee cap slides partially out of the groove that is designed for it but does not limit mobility. Pain and swelling may accompany this condition. Athletes who has a muscle imbalance or a structural deformity, […]