Knee Dislocation

Knee Dislocation

Knee dislocation is the following unusual situation: thigh bone and shin bone are disconnected, or disjointed. Knee dislocation usually requires emergency medical help.

Knee dislocation is often due to traumatic injuries, e.g. vehicle accidents, severe sport injuries or work-related injuries. when knee dislocation occurs, the knee ligaments may be completely torn. In some cases, the nerve and vascular structures may also be damaged.

The common symptoms include: severe pain, knee swelling, knee numbness, knee deformity, foot numbness. Prompt medical treatment is very important. Other complications may include: nerve or blood vessel related issues, chronic knee instability, knee stiffness.