The knee joint is comprised of three separate bones: the femur (thigh bone), the tibia (shin bone), and patella (kneecap). Articular cartilage covers the entire joint surface and offers a smooth gliding surface for motion. Proper knee function depends on intact ligaments. There are four main ligaments of the knee: the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL),

When you have a sports injury or a severe injury to your joints it may be in your best interest to seek medical assistance. The first thing you should do for minor pain is visit your primary care physician. Of course at that point your primary care physician might diagnose something a bit more severe