Understanding MPFL Tears: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment Options After Patellar Dislocation

Understanding MPFL Tears: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment Options After Patellar Dislocation

The knee joint is a complex structure that relies on various ligaments for stability and proper function. One of the critical ligaments in the knee is the Medial Patellofemoral Ligament (MPFL), which plays a crucial role in stabilizing the patella (kneecap). An MPFL tear can significantly impact knee stability and function, particularly following a patellar…