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How Patients Move after Kneecap Ligament Surgery - Clinical Trial

What is the Purpose of this Study?

We are doing this study to learn about how patients move (such as running and jumping) 6 months after kneecap surgery and how they answer survey questions about their knee.

What is the Condition Being Studied?

Kneecap Ligament Surgery

Who Can Participate in the Study?

Athletic patients who:
- Are ages 11-40 years old
- Had kneecap surgery within the past 6 months by Dr. Riboh, Dr. Toth, Dr. Garrett. Dr. Amendola, Dr. Wittstein, Dr. Diehl, or Dr. Taylor

Age Group
Adults, Children

What is Involved?

If you choose to join this study, you will:
- Take surveys about your knee and surgery
- Complete physical tests that include running, jumping, and balancing

Study Details

Full Title
Assessing Neuromuscular Readiness to Return to Play Following Medial Patellofemoral Ligament (MPFL) Reconstruction Using Cowboy Protocol
Principal Investigator
Sports Medicine Orthopaedic Surgeon
Protocol Number
Phase N/A
Contact the Duke Recruitment Innovation Center