Unstable Kneecap

unstable-kneecap

What is Unstable Kneecap?

As long as your kneecap (patella) stays in its groove in the knee, you can walk, run, sit, stand, and move easily. When the kneecap slips out of the groove, problems and pain often result in unstable kneecap.


Symptoms of Unstable Kneecap

  • Stiffness
  • Swelling
  • Kneecap slips off to the side
  • Pain in the front of the knee that increases with activity
  • Cracking sounds during movement

 


Causes of Unstable Kneecap

  • Kneecap groove becomes uneven or shallow
  • A sharp blow to the knee cap

 


Treatment for Unstable Kneecap

 


Self-Diagnose can bring more harm than treating it. It is good to know more about the injury but definitely not to the point of self-treatment. It will be much safer to get treated by Our Doctor, for more information or to book an appointment with Singapore Sports and Orthopaedic Clinic, you can call (+65) 6475 8011, the hotline is open 24 hours. You may also send us an enquiry for appointment.

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