Dislocated Patella: Symptoms, Treatment & Recovery


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Where is your patella located?

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1. What is meant by the term 'dislocated patella'?

2. Which of the following is NOT a potential sign or symptom of a dislocated patella?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Quickly evaluate how much you know about patella dislocation with this quiz and worksheet. The five questions in the quiz require you to understand what patella dislocation is and how its treated.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will confirm your knowledge of the following:

  • The location of the patella
  • The meaning of 'dislocated patella'
  • A sign or symptom of this condition
  • What happens when a dislocated patella does not pop back into place
  • When surgical correction is necessary

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about patella dislocation
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about a sign or symptom of patella dislocation and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding surgical correction

Additional Learning

Further your understanding of this topic with the lesson titled Dislocated Patella: Symptoms, Treatment & Recovery. Here are a few examples of what you'll find in the lesson:

  • The reasons a patella may dislocate
  • An overview of surgical and non-surgical treatments
  • Why medication is used to help relax muscles