Posterior cruciate ligament (PCL), one of four major ligaments of the knee
is situated at the back of the knee. It connects the thighbone (femur) to the
shinbone (tibia). The PCL limits the backward motion of the shinbone.
Rotator cuff is the group of tendons in the shoulder joint providing support
and enabling wider range of motion. Major injury to these tendons may
result in tear of these tendons and the condition is called as rotator cuff tear.
Shoulder instability is a chronic condition that causes frequent dislocations of joint. A dislocation occurs when the end of the humerus partially
or completely dislocates from the glenoid of the shoulder.
Posterolateral corner injury is damage or injury to the structures of the
posterolateral corner. The structures of the posterolateral corner include the lateral collateral ligament, the popliteus tendon.
Ligaments are the fibrous tissue bands connecting the bones in the joint and stabilizing the joint. The knee has four major ligaments – the anterior cruciate ligament, posterior cruciate ligament, lateral collateral ligament
Meniscus tear is the commonest knee injury in athletes, especially those
involved in contact sports. A suddenly bend or twist in your knee cause the meniscus to tear. This is a traumatic meniscus tear.
Cartilage replacement is a surgical procedure performed to replace the worn out cartilage with the new cartilage. It is usually performed to treat patients with small areas of cartilage damage usually caused by sports injuries.
Childhood sports injuries are injuries may either be accidental injuries or develop as a result of inadequate training or practice. The most common sports injuries in children are soft-tissue injuries and head injury.