Patella (kneecap) Dislocation
The patella is the triangle-shaped bone covering the knee and can move out of place with a sudden change in direction.
- Knee appears deformed
- Knee is bent and can’t straighten
- Kneecap dislocates to outside of the knee
- Stabilization with a splint, possibly a cast
- Surgery can be done to stabilize the kneecap