Evaluation and management of the unstable patella

Andrew J. Cosgarea, James A. Browne, Tae Kyun Kim, Edward G. McFarland

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About half of patients with acute or recurrent instability have ongoing episodes, and nearly a quarter quit their sport. A clinical exam that identifies the mechanism of injury and predisposing factors is the key to treatment.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)33-40
Number of pages8
JournalPhysician and Sportsmedicine
Issue number10
StatePublished - Oct 1 2002

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
  • Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation


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