A patellar dislocation – or a dislocation of the kneecap – is a fairly common knee injury, especially among young athletes. In this video, I explain how the injury typically occurs, when you need surgery for it, and what the recovery entails.

My name is Dr. David Geier – orthopedic surgeon, sports medicine specialist, and anti-aging and regenerative medicine expert. I help you feel, look and perform your best, regardless of age or injury.

If you have knee, hip, shoulder, or other joint pain and you want to get significantly better in the next 30 days, without cortisone shots, physical therapy, or surgery, click this link and share your injury information in the description box to learn more.