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Information about knee ligament injuries - Injury to the ACL, PCL ...
Find information about ligament injuries of the knee. These include ACL, PCL, and MCL injuries of the knee joint. Learn about diagnosis and treatment of these  ...
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Knee Sprain - Ligament Injury to the Knee Joint - Orthopedics
Jul 15, 2014 ... A knee sprain is an injury to one of the ligaments of the knee. The diagnosis of a sprained knee can be used to describe any knee ligament ...
http://orthopedics.about.com/cs/kneeinjuries/g/kneesprain.htm
MCL Tear - Medial Collateral Ligament Injuries - Orthopedics
Jul 1, 2014 ... The medial collateral ligament (MCL) is one of four major ligaments that are critical to the stability of the knee joint. A ligament is made of tough ...
http://orthopedics.about.com/cs/kneeinjuries/a/mclinjury.htm
Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear Treatment - Orthopedics
Jun 16, 2014 ... PCL tears are injuries to one of the four major knee ligaments. Isolated PCL tears can most often be treated without surgery.
http://orthopedics.about.com/cs/kneeinjuries/a/pcl.htm
ACL Tears: Sign, Symptoms and Treatment Recommendations
Jun 30, 2014 ... The anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL, is one of four major knee ligaments. The ACL is critical to knee stability, and people who injure their ACL ...
http://orthopedics.about.com/od/aclinjury/tp/acl.htm
Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Tear - Knee Injury - Orthopedics
Jun 16, 2014 ... The lateral collateral ligament, or LCL, is one of four major knee ligaments. LCL tears are an injury to the ligament that supports the outside of ...
http://orthopedics.about.com/od/kneeligamentinjuries/qt/LCL-Tears.htm
Treatment of MCL Tears - Orthopedics - About.com
May 16, 2014 ... The hinged knee brace will allow you to bend the knee, but provide support to the injured ligament. Otherwise, the treatment principles are the ...
http://orthopedics.about.com/od/kneeligamentinjuries/p/MCL-Treatment.htm
ACL and PCL Injuries of the Knee - Causes & Treatment
May 16, 2014 ... Information about Ligament Injuries of the knee: ACL, PCL, MCL and LCL Anterior and Posterior Cruciate Ligament and Medial and Lateral ...
http://sportsmedicine.about.com/cs/knee_injuries/a/knee2.htm
Signs and Symptoms of an ACL Tear - Orthopedics - About.com
The swelling that occurs with a torn ACL is actually a hemarthrosis, meaning the knee joint is filled with blood. The ACL has a blood vessel within the ligament ...
http://orthopedics.about.com/od/aclinjury/p/symptoms.htm
Ligament Injuries of the Knee - Pediatrics - About.com
Nov 5, 2013 ... Ligament injuries can include injury to the anterior and posterior cruciate ligament, which are also called sprains and can cause a popping ...
http://pediatrics.about.com/cs/conditions/a/knee_problems_5.htm
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