ACL is an abbreviation for 'anterior cruciate ligament'.

The anterior cruciate ligament is one of the two large ligaments right inside the knee joint, which are both important for knee stability.

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What are the cruciate ligaments?

Illustrated overview of the cruciate ligaments.

Holly Silvers discusses how special training can reduce the incidence of ACL tears.

Cruciate ligaments

A brief overview of the important cruciate ligaments inside the knee.



Children represent a special problem when it comes to tears of the cruciate ligaments. Feel free to download this fully-illustrated eBook on ACL Repair in Children written by knee surgeon, Professor Adrian Wilson.

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