Physical examination and imaging evaluation, including standard radiographs, are crucial in identifying evidence of malalignment or instability.
Evaluation of patellofemoral disorders is complex and requires a comprehensive assessment. Recent advancements in
have made possible a more precise assessment of the patient's anatomy, addressing issues of malalignment, instability, and underlying cartilage damage.
A Knee/Patella X-Ray can help look for the common signs and symptoms such as unexplained pain, tenderness, or deformity of the knee. It can easily detect broken bones and fractures. Once the broken bone has been set the same, it can be used to monitor the progression of healing and alignment.
An X-ray is also prescribed if a Knee surgery is required to plan for the surgery and later to see post-operative results. Cysts, tumors, late stages of infection, and other diseases of the bone can also be diagnosed through an