30Sep, 2019

Overview of Common Knee Injuries

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  LIGAMENTOUS INJURIES OVERVIEW What Is a Knee Ligament? Four ligaments stabilize the knee and consist of thick bands of tissue. The lateral collateral ligament (LCL) and medial collateral ligament (MCL) prevent the joint from moving side to side, while the posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) and the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) prevent the knee from sliding backward or forward. Overview of Common Injuries & Causes Unfortunately, injuries to the knee occur quite frequently. Some of the most common causes of knee pain include muscle strains, ligament sprains, arthritis, biomechanical dysfunction, […]