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for Patella Subluxation/Dislocation

Patella Subluxation/Dislocation
Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines
1)  Patient should be immobilized, dependent on pain and instability
2)  Weight bearing limitations, with crutches, dependent on pain, swelling and instability
3)  Ice/Compression/Elevation
4)  Physical Therapy may be indicated
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit X-ray
Patient Education/Information (includes preps)
1)  Refer to Sports Medicine
2)  Not all cases are surgical, further testing may be needed
3)  Physical Therapy may be indicated
Appointment Timeframe Within 24-48 hours
How to Get Results to Consultant UMHS Patients: See MiChart
External Patients: Hand carry films and reports
Clinic Contact Information Physicians: 800-962-3555
Patient: to contact MedSport at Dominos directly at 877-877-9333
or 734-930-7400 option l
Or contact MedSport Brighton at 810-225-8677
Clinic Location Sites Ann Arbor - Domino's Farms
Brighton Health Center
Northville Health Center
UM Consulting Physician Sports Medicine Faculty
Revised on: 01/14/2015