Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injury

About- An ACL injury is the tearing of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), one of the major ligaments in our knee that keeps our shinbone from sliding forward.

Symptoms-
 Trouble walking

 Severe pain and swelling
Loss of range of motion
Instability

Causes-
 A direct blow to the knee or collision
 Changing speed and direction while running
Landing from a jump incorrectly
Overextending your knee joint
 
Specialists to Visit
Orthopedic Surgeon
 Physiotherapist
Sports Medicine Specialist

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References-
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://orthoinfo.aaos.org
https://www.webmd.com

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