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There are two cruciate ligaments in the knee, and they serve to stabilise the amount that the femur and tibia bones can slide forwards or backwards in relation to one another.

ACL Injury Rehabilitation: Everything You Need to Know to Restore Knee Function and Return to Activity

08 May, 2013
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This e-book is from two knee experts, offering detailed and practical protocols for rehabilitation after injury to the ACL and after ligament reconstruction surgery.

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ACL Injury: Everything you need to know to make the right treatment decision

12 Apr, 2013
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This e-book is from from two knee experts, written in a style for everyone to be able to understand the key issues and well illustrated in full colour.

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Who's Who in anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) surgery?

12 Jun, 2012

This section lists knee surgeons who the KNEEguru website has identified as having expertise or a special interest in the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) of the knee.

2011 - Outcome of surgical treatment of arthrofibrosis following ligament reconstruction

08 Apr, 2012

An 'interpretation' of a 2011 publishing discussing how important it is to have a flexible approach when dealing with internal scarring after cruciate ligament surgery.

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2009 - Osteoarthritis in patients with anterior cruciate ligament rupture: A review of risk factors

26 Mar, 2012

An 'interpretation' of a 2009 paper looking at the factors that increase the likelihood of developing osteoarthritis after cruciate ligament injury.

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2010 - Knee Function and Prevalence of Knee Osteoarthritis After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction

24 Mar, 2012

An 'interpretation' of a 2010 paper on the old question of whether patients with cruciate ligament injury end up with osteoarthritis. The problem is that the goalposts keep moving as surgical techniques change and rehabilitation regimes change.

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2007 - The long-term consequences of anterior cruciate ligament and meniscus injuries: osteoarthritis

18 Mar, 2012

An 'interpretation' of a paper from 2007, which is a literature review trying to determine whether cruciate ligament injury predisposes one to osteoarthritis of the knee.

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