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By: David D. Nedeff, MD The kneecap or patella is kind of a ‘floating’ bone at the front of our knees. It’s an important structure but is vulnerable to coming out of place or dislocating. The patella is a bone embedded within the
By: Ben W. Kittredge, IV, MD Two patients asked me this question last week while seeing me for a second opinion regarding knee arthroscopy.   The first patient, a 19-year-old college football player, has had intermittent discomfort in his
By: Marion M. Herring, MD Shoulder dislocations are common among the young, active, athletic population. A shoulder dislocation is defined when the humerus is forced away from the glenoid completely. The humerus dislocates toward the front or