SUMMARY In this article you will learn what the MCL ligament is, the signs, symptoms and how to diagnosis of a torn MCL. You will learn how surgery is performed and how you can both prevent and recover from an MCL surgery. What is the rotator cuff? The rotator cuff is a group of muscles [...]
What are the ankle ligaments? The most common ankle injuries involve lateral ligament damage and are one of the most prevalent seen by physiotherapists. Approximately 7-10% of emergency department hospital admissions are due to ankle strains1. The lateral ankle ligament is a complex of three different ligaments including the calcaneofibular ligament (CFL), anterior talofibular ligament (ATFL), and the posterior talofibular ligament (PTFL). [...]
What is the ACL? One of the major four knee ligaments, the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is critical for knee stability, functioning to control joint mobility and prevent abnormal knee motion. The ACL is located within the knee joint and connects the front of the proximal tibia (located just below the knee joint at the [...]
What is the Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL)? There are several ligaments that are vital for the stability of the knee joint. One of these is the medial collateral ligament (MCL). This ligament is located on the inner edge of the knee and helps to secure the inside of the joint and stop the knee from [...]