Do I have a Kneecap (Patellar) Fracture? What’s Next.

September 20, 2022

The tiny bone in front of your knee, the patella, also known as the kneecap, can shatter and cause a patellar fracture. The patella shields your knee joint, rendering it vulnerable to fracture if you fall directly on it or hit the dashboard during a vehicle accident. A significant injury, a patellar fracture, can make walking or straightening your knee difficult or even impossible. Straightforward patellar fractures can be successfully…