We measure our success in recoveries. For many patients that will mean full health and a return to complete range of motion. For others with more complicated diagnoses our goal is to help them regain comfortable and happy lives. We thank our patients and their families for sharing these recovery stories and helping provide reassurance and hope.
Ziva came to see Dr. Bergh at the end of May 2019 because she had been limping on her right rear limb, periodically for about a month. Ziva’s family noticed her reluctance to jump on and off of furniture, that she would sometimes hold up the right rear limb, and when her family would pick her up, they perceived her kneecap to be moving in and out of place.
On physical exam Dr. Bergh noted that both of Ziva’s patellas (kneecaps) moved medially (toward the inside) of her knee, a problem known as Medial Patellar Luxation (MPL).