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Q: What effects does tearing a muscle or ligament in knee?
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What are the difference between a strain and a sprain?

A sprain affects the bone, while a strain does no

Which ligament of the knee initiates the knee-jerk reflex?

The patellar tendon, just underneath the kneecap

What is an anterolateral ligament?

An anterolateral ligament is a ligament located on the outside front portion of the knee.

What ligament helps to bend your knee joint?

The ligament that helps to bend your knee joint is the anterior cruciate ligament. This ligament is often torn during exercise and is the one most often damaged when running.

Where in your body would you find the cruciate ligament?

The cruciate ligament is found in your knee.

Can a torn knee ligament of a dog be healed without surgery?

No. Physical therapy can help the patient cope, but ligament do not heal themselves the way muscle does.

What is the medical term for the initials acl?

The medical term for the initials acl is Anterior Cruciate Ligament, which is a tearing in the knee or if the knee is hit too hard by or on something, if it is stretched out too much, and from a sudden stop while running and jumping too hard.

Does the tibial collateral ligament provide medial or lateral support for the knee?

The tibial collateral ligament provides medial support for the knee. It's also called the medial collateral ligament.

What is the name of a ligament that is absent in approximately 40 percent of knees?

Transverse Ligament of Knee

Which ligament of the knee joint functions to provide lateral support?

fibular collateral ligament

What are the knee ligaments?

ACL, PCL, lateral collateral ligament, medial collateral ligament

What Ligament attaches the fibula and tibia to the knee cap?

anterior cruciate ligament?