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caudal cruciate ligament

A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aruna Seneviratne
26 years experience Sports Medicine
Knee stabilizer: The acl is an important stabilizer of the knee. It prevents forward translation of the tibia bone. If torn, it may result in knee instability. Dependi ... Read More
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Dr. Amir Khan
Dr. Amir Khan answered
27 years experience Sports Medicine
Knee ligament: Acl is a ligament found deep inside the knee that provides stability especially to rotational and front/back directed forces. It's very important for ... Read More
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Dr. Rose Wynn
Dr. Rose Wynn answered
16 years experience Sports Medicine
Stabilizer: The acl is a major stabilizing ligament that runs diagonally deep in the knee. It prevents the lower leg bone (tibia) from shifting out in front of th ... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
20 years experience Family Medicine
Cause?: Did you have a knee injury? Having pain? Need more information.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rose Wynn
Dr. Rose Wynn answered
16 years experience Sports Medicine
Scope: If it has torn completely and you have instability, may need arthroscopic acl reconstruction, especially if you are an active individual. Many orthopa ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
60 years experience Family Medicine
Anterior cruciate: The anterior cruciate ligaments are found in the knee joints.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sean MacKenzie
26 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Ligament sprain/tear: The acl is a ligament inside the knee that helps to keep the knee stable - keeps it from moving too far forward or backward. It works with the poster ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Several months: Torn anterior cruciate ligaments (acl) are routinely reconstructed via surgery. The graft used to replace the acl is placed in bony sockets or tunnels ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Lu
Dr. Allen Lu answered
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Stability: Together, they function to keep your knee in place. They keep the knee from moving too far front and back as we'll as rotating too far. The acl preven ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shaun Machen
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Surgery: If you have chronic patella instability (recurrent dislocations) then you will likely need a reconstruction of the medial patellofemoral ligament. Yo ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Reid Holtzclaw-swan
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: It really depends how active you are. If you're very athletic, you may want to see an orthopedic surgeon and have the ligament repaired. If you are no ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ouida Brown
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Knee pain: What do you mean that it is tensioned. Was it torn. It your ligament is torn and the knee is unstable reconstruction would be a reasonable option. ... Read More

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