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Edward
January 16, 2019

Hi. I have dislocated my knee far the 3rd time. I am currently on crutches and was wondering what the next step will be. Would a knee brace help or do you recommend something else?


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Chloe Wilson - Knee Pain Explained Team
January 22, 2019

Sorry to hear you are having problems with your knee. The fact that you've suffered from knee dislocations multiple times does mean that I think you would benefit from further treatment.

Are you under an orthopaedic consultant? If not, I would recommend asking your GP to refer you to one as there may be an underlying cause making you more prone to dislocation. A knee brace may help in the short term, but there may be a better long term solution.


Knee Pain Explained #AskUs - Recurrent knee dislocation

Edward
January 22, 2019

Hi Chloe. Thanks for the response. I have now been referred to a knee specialist at the knee clinic for more tests. Thanks for your help.  Edward


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Chloe Wilson - Knee Pain Explained Team
January 28, 2019

Glad to hear that. Best of luck with it all. Chloe



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