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Unformatted text preview: ligament) Observation Malalignment (genu valgum, femoral anteversion, tibial torsion, patella alta) iagnostic Testing X-ray AP, Lateral, and axial patellofemoral views are necessary edication Treatmen Acute Compressive dressing Splint with knee in extension Aspiration with significant effusion First 24 hours Oral analgesics Ice Modified weight bearing Evaluate every 2 weeks Progressive therapy 6 weeks End immobilization Removal of loose bodies if present on radiograph Surgery If conservative treatment fails uestions Patient Describe the MOI, did you hear a pop, and do you have knee pain? relates to Patient has knee pain following a football injury. 1. Sources: Griffin LY. Essentials of Musculoskeletal Care. 3rd ed.: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.; 2005: 541-545....
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This note was uploaded on 02/18/2012 for the course PAS 600 - 601 taught by Professor Garrubba during the Fall '10 term at Chatham University.
- Fall '10