Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is one of the main knee structures. An ACL injury is any over-stretching or tearing of this ligament. ACL tears can be partial or complete. Most ACL tears occur in the midsection of the ligament, or result in the ligament being completely torn from the thigh

Combined knee ligament injuries represent around 15% of all knee sprains presenting in the emergency room for treatment. The concept of combined ligament injuries encompasses many combinations. This injury usually involves one of the cruciate ligaments and one of the collateral ligaments. What are the main knee ligaments? The knee is the largest joint in