Knee Ligament Injuries – ACL, PCL, PLC, MPFL Treatments

Knee ligament injuries are among the most common and debilitating injuries, especially for athletes and physically active individuals. The knee, a complex joint, relies on various ligaments to maintain stability and function. These ligaments include the Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL), Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL), Posterolateral Corner (PLC), and Medial Patellofemoral Ligament (MPFL). Understanding these injuries,…

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MPFL Reconstruction Performed on a 16-yr-Old Patient

History: 16-yr-old with a recurrent dislocation of Patella because of the tear of the MPFL (Medial Patellofemoral Ligament) Case: This tear increases the forces of the lateral structures, thereby causing imbalance which results in dislocation. A mini-open MPFL Reconstruction was performed using semitendinosis graft and the balance was restored to avoid further dislocation. Range of…

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