17 year old daughter to get trochleoplasty

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My daughter who is only 17 has suffered with knee dislocations since she was 8 years old. We have discovered she has numerous problems with her leg and knee and she is scheduled to have a lateral release, an osteotomy and a trochleoplasty all done at the same time in September. We have been told she will have no movement in her leg for 6-8 weeks, intense physio for at least 6 months and will take about 2 years for full rehabilitation. I am just wondering if anyone else has all 3 at the same time and what to expect

Many thanks


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    Hi everyone,

    I am 32 and have had recurrent knee dislocations for 20 or so years. despite seeing several specialists and being fobbed off for years with physio that didnt work ive finally been diagnosed with hypermobility, i have my preop for trochleoplasty and mpfl in two weeks, my knee has been out of place since a bad dislocation 10 years ago. FINALLY i got heard and taken seriously. Nervous about the op but heres hoping it helps. Any advice etc welcome

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      How did you get on with your trocheoplasty? I'm 32 and also just had trocheoplasty and MPFL reconstruction. I would be curious to know how you got on and what help did you get?

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    hi i no this is an old post but my 19 year old daughter is also habe a trochleoplasty amd mpfl and fibial osteotomy amd need advise or names of surgeons please


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