What is a PCL Sprain? To answer that question we need to begin with some knee anatomy. Your knee is held together by ligaments, which are tough connective tissues that have a lot of strong collagen fibers in it. These structures provide stability from all motion. You have ligaments on the medial side (inside of … Continued
There are six different types of joints in the body. Saddle joint (i.e. Thumb) Gliding Joint (i.e. Wrist) Pivot joint (i.e. Forearm) Condyloid joint (i.e. Jaw) Ball and Socket joint (i.e. Shoulder) Hinge Joint The hinge joint is like a door, opening and closing in one direction, along one plane. Examples include your elbow … Continued
The PCL is a ligament in the knee that can become torn or loose, and there’s a telltale sign when this occurs. Stand in front of a full-length mirror and turn to the side. Take a look at your legs; are both legs straight and even, or does one knee dip back a bit farther … Continued
Specialized doctor discusses pulomonary embolism after knee surgery requiring long term anti-coagulation.