The ACL is probably the most commonly ruptured ligament in the knee. A full rupture is usually treated with surgical reconstruction followed by extensive rehabilitation. Here, respected orthopaedic surgeon Mr Richard Villar, discusses the procedure.
The Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) is the most commonly injured ligament of the knee. The ligament is most commonly injured during an athletic activity. This injury has received a great deal of attention from orthopedic surgeons over the past 15 years and very successful operations to reconstruct the torn anterior...
The Collateral Ligaments are commonly injured structures in the knee. These injuries can occur in many ways. The injury usually involves a significant force, such as a fall while skiing or a direct force to the side of the leg.
The Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) is one of the less commonly injured ligaments of the knee. Understanding this injury and developing new ways for treatment for this injury has lagged behind the other cruciate ligament in the knee, the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), probably because there are far fewer PCL...
My thoughts about my recent ACL surgery (pre and post op). Some of it is funny and everybody will enjoy. Some will only really be helpful for those who are about to experience the same procedures that I have.
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