Knee Dislocation - Symptoms

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Published: October 05

My knee dislocated about 6 years ago now while I was playing touch rugby. I went to step and it popped out and then popped back in straight away. I fell to the ground as the pain was unbearable. I am lucky my brother in-law had his crutches with him as he had broken his leg a few months earlier. As I was walking back to the car I felt like fainting as the pain was sooo bad. When I went to the doctor the next day he had taken 6 syringes of blood out of my knee as it was swollen. I didn't go back to the doctor after that and regret it to this day. In the last 6 years I haven't been able to play any type of sports as my knee keeps popping out. I only wish I had gone and got it checked out back then..

Published: May 29

My dislocation happened while playing football with my friends. It was an uneven surface at some part of the football field, and while tackling my opponent, I landed my foot in a hole. The leg twisted a bit and at the same time, the whole weight dropped over the same leg and the knee got dislocated, just like that. I felt nothing in the beginning but was not able to stand on my leg and slowly the pain got on me. .