21Aug, 2008

ACL Tear: How To Know If You Have A Torn ACL & What You Should Do

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A tear of the anterior cruciate ligament can be suspected if most of these features are present: Patients with a torn ACL generally recall the moment that the ACL gave out. Although the injury may be a contact or a non-contact injury, it usually involves a twisting of the femur bone and tibia bone in relation to one another. As the ACL snaps apart during the injury, very often the patient hears a loud “pop” which may even be heard by others nearby. If it is the ACL that is […]