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  1. Tear in the anterior cruciate ligament is known as ACL tear. It is one of the major ligaments in the knee.  During the ACL reconstruction surgery, the surgeon operates and removes the injured ligament and replaces it with a segment of tendon tissue. The tendon tissue works similarly to that of a ligament which connects the muscle to bone. The surgeon will use a piece of tendon from another part of the knee or a tendon from a deceased donor. After the surgery, the patient can resume a rehabilitative therapy course for recovery.  

  1. Articular cartilage, the smooth Teflon lining of the knee, is often damaged at the time of the ACL tear. If left untreated, this will again progressively wear at the knee, causing an increased rate of osteoarthritis development. The surgery to repair a torn ACL is known as ACL Reconstruction. During the process, the surgeon operates and removes the injured ligament and replaces it with a segment of tendon tissue. The tendon tissue works similarly to that of a ligament which connects the muscle to bone. The surgeon will use a piece of tendon from anotherRead more

  1. ACL Tear is a medical condition where the anterior cruciate ligament is injured or partially or completely torn. The most common injury is a complete tear. In more than 50% of incidences of ACL Tears, other structures of the knee such as the ligaments or cartilage are damaged.  ACL reconstruction surgery is carried out to treat ACL tear. Injuries or tears in the ACL can often be repaired through easy home remedies. But, if the injury is severe, the person is required to go through surgery, which is known as ACL Reconstruction. ACL Reconstruction althoughRead more