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Patella primer

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.

Updated: 09 Jul, 2013
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Dr Sheila Strover

Clinical Editor
Degrees: 
BSc (Hons)
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Dr Sheila Strover is the founder of the KNEEguru website. Although not a knee surgeon, she has a sound understanding of knee surgery and...

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