PCL Tear


The posterior cruciate ligament is the strongest ligament in the knee. The PCL runs along the back of the knee from the bottom of the thigh bone (femur) to the top of the lower leg bone (tibia). The PCL helps keep the knee stable, especially the back of the joint. Twisting or overextending the knee can cause the PCL to tear.

Symptoms of a PCL injury:

  • Pain
  • Swelling
  • Tenderness in the back of the knee
  • Instability in the knee joint

Treatment options:

  • Applying ice
  • Limiting physical activity
  • Using a brace or crutches to protect the knee
  • Physiotherapy
  • Surgery to repair a torn ligament

Untreated instability in the joint may lead to arthritis.

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