The alignment of the patella is affected by the axis of the trunk and the lower limb, and anything affecting the structures here will also affect the patella. Hence it can be a complex issue to work out why there is pain or instability in this area.
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An allograft is a graft using tissue that did not originate from the patient but from another person.
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