Torn anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) facts
The anterior cruciate ligament is one of the four ligaments in the knee that provides stabilization.
Torn ACLs are a common knee injury.
An ACL tear or sprain occurs when a sudden change in direction or pivot occurs on a locked knee.
A pop, followed by pain and swelling of the knee are the most common symptoms of an ACL tear.
Women are more likel Read More
Knee injury facts
The knee is one of the most common body parts to be injured.
Types of knee injuries include sprains, strains, bursitis, dislocations, fractures, meniscus tears, and overuse injuries.
Knee injuries are generally caused by twisting or bending force applied to the knee, or a direct blow, such as from sports, falls, or accidents.
Risk factors for knee injury include overuse, improper t Read More