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Knee Pain

Glossary of Medical Terms

ACL: – Anterior Cruciate Ligament Anterior:- the front aspect of the body in the anatomical position. Cartilage:- soft cushion likematerial at end of the bones to avoid friction. Dislocation:- out of joint eg. Patella dislocation Distal:- away from the centre of the body. Effusion:- swelling Femur:- Thigh bone Haemarthrosis:- bleeding in to the joint Interference Screw:- fixation device for ACL graft Lateral:- outer side LCL:- Lateral Collateral Ligament  MCL:- Medial …Read More