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Tibial Tubrical Osteotomy

Patellofemoral Instability or Arthritis Overview

Patients who have patellofemoral instability or patellofemoral arthritis that is localized to certain portions of the patellofemoral joint (kneecap), may be candidates for a tibial tubercle osteotomy.  In this circumstance, the tibial tubercle is either elevated or moved distally (away from the center) and elevated to try to restore a more […]

Tibial Tubrical Osteotomy

Trochleoplasty

Description of a Trochleoplasty

A trochleoplasty is a rare procedure that is performed in patients that have type B or type D trochlear dysplasia.  In these patients, the trochlea can be either flat or dome shaped, which results in severe instability of the patellofemoral joint.

Are you a candidate […]

Trochleoplasty

Lateral Patellotibial Ligament Reconstruction

Description of Lateral Patellotibial Ligament Reconstruction

A lateral patellotibial ligament reconstruction is performed for patients to undo the symptoms of medial patella instability after a lateral release.  In those circumstances, the patients commonly have symptomatic medial patellar instability.  A thorough clinical exam, as well as the use of reverse McConnell taping, can commonly help to decide […]

Lateral Patellotibial Ligament Reconstruction

Patellofemoral Joint Treatments

Patellofemoral joint injuries are common musculoskeletal issues that can affect individuals of all ages.  They represent the most diagnosed injuries among sports medicine specialists and can result from a myriad of causes—most common are sports related activities, overuse, and trauma to the kneecap.

These injuries are described as pain underneath the kneecap, but the symptoms can […]
Patellofemoral Joint Treatments
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