1. Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Tear
ACL stands for "Anterior Cruciate Ligament." ... The tearing of the ACL affects the ligaments ability to keep the knee stable as the ACL is also the ligament that joins the femur and the tibia. ACL is one of the four main ligaments found in the knee. ... When it comes to ACL injuries surgery is often recommended by physicians keeping in mind that it is highly dependent on how bad the injury has affected the ACL. ... Although surgical treatment is recommended a lot of complications come along with it, and in almost all cases physical therapy and rehabilitation is required post-surgery....
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