Cruciate ligaments

Cruciate ligaments (also cruciform ligaments) are pairs of ligaments arranged like a letter X. They occur in several joints of the body, such as the knee. In a fashion similar to the cords in a toy Jacob’s ladder, the crossed ligaments stabilize the joint while allowing a very large range of motion. Number of View: […]
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Anterior cruciate ligament injury

An injury to the anterior cruciate ligament can be a debilitating musculoskeletal injury to the knee, seen most often in athletes. Non-contact tears and ruptures are the most common causes of ACL injury. Number of View: 5625
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