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ACL Injury and Treatment Overview

Background The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) originates from the tibial plateau just medial and anterior to the tibial eminence. The ACL tracts from the tibia superiorly, laterally, and posteriorly to its insertion on the posterior aspect of the medial wall of the lateral femoral condyle. The ACL is composed of 2 bundles, the anteromedial [...]

ACL Injury and Treatment Overview

ACL Injury, ACL Tear, ACL Surgery – Question & Answer

What exactly is the ACL, and what role does it play in sports? Dr. Souryal: The ACL is one of the four main ligaments in the knee and is the primary stabilizer. It's the smallest of the four, but it serves the most important function: It stabilizes the knee for rotational movement. When you [...]

ACL Injury, ACL Tear, ACL Surgery – Question & Answer