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Knee Dislocation (cont.)

Knee Dislocation Treatment

Self-Care at Home

This injury should not be cared for at home. It is best to get medical care as soon as possible.

Placing ice on the injured area may help for some pain control and to decrease some of the swelling. But the most important treatment is to have a doctor assess the injury and relocate or put the knee back in place.

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Knee dislocation is a relatively rare injury but an important one to recognize because coexistent vascular injury, if missed, often leads to limb loss.

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