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ACL sprain

ACL Tear | Anterior Cruciate Ligament Sprain

An ACL sprain is a tear of the anterior cruciate ligament in the knee joint. If you suspect you have a torn ACL then seek professional medical attention. On this page: Symptoms Causes & anatomy Treatment ACL taping Exercises Surgery Torn ACL symptoms ACL tears usually occur as a result of a twisting movement when …

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Coronary Ligament Sprain

Coronary Ligament Sprain

Coronary ligament sprain has similar symptoms to cartilage meniscus injury and often occur at the same time as lateral knee ligament injuries (at the side of the knee). A sharp pain is felt on twisting and turning but it is often not bad enough to require complete rest.

Articular Cartilage Injury

Articular cartilage injury

Articular cartilage injury is damage to the tough, thin cartilage that lines the ends of bones. It is often caused by a collision or trauma to the knee or in conjunction with other knee joint injuries. Here explain the symptoms, causes, and treatment of an articular cartilage injury to the knee.

Patella Dislocation

Patella Dislocation

Patella Dislocation

The patella can dislocate outside of its normal position, usually around the outside of the knee. It can also partially dislocate, called a subluxation. The kneecap will often be visibly displaced and is often caused by a direct impact or a severe twisting action. The patella will sometimes go back to its original position, although this will be very painful.

Torn cartilage meniscus

Medial Meniscus Tear

Medial Meniscus Tear

A medial meniscus tear or torn meniscus is a tear of the semi-circular cartilage in the knee joint causing pain on the inside of the knee. It is commonly injured through direct impact in contact sports or twisting, but can also occur in older athletes through gradual degeneration. Treatment depends on how bad the injury is and may require surgery.