Disadvantages Of Posterior Cruciate Ligament
Everybody has experience an injury in their life. If people where to sit down and think about all the injury’s they have had they could name a few. Some people would say their shoulder. Many people would say their hand or their foot. A lot of people can say that they injured their knee. It seems like knee injuries are more common now than ever. There are many athletes every year that suffer from a knee injury. Wither it be a professional athletes or a college athlete people can always suspect a knee injury. Posterior cruciate ligament are one of the many ligaments that can be damaged with in the knee. These type of injury’s can be painful and can happen to anybody.
The posterior cruciate ligament also known as the PCL, is a ligament within the knee that helps keep the knee stable. The posterior cruciate ligament keeps the knee stable by resisting internal rotation of the tibia, preventing …show more content…
Even after that injury occurs most people will say that there in some type of pain. Rather it be small pain to a pain that is undeniable and will not stop can be considered a Symptom. When PCL injuries are involved most people don 't feel or hear a popping sound or sensation in the knee after a PCL injury has occurred. After a PCL injury, people may often think they only will have a minor knee problem but that is not the cause. Many people will try to perform their daily activities. However, symptoms can develop as a result. There are many symptoms that can occur with PCL injury and they can include swelling witch can be mild to severe, knee pain that can develop over time, wobbly sensation in the knee, and trouble walking or bearing weight on the knee (WebMD).Over time, a PCL tear can lead to osteoarthritis in the knee, therefore joint cartilage will start to breakdown as well as underlying bone and causes pain and stiffness in the knee