Knee Arthroscopy for Ligament Injury

Ligament Injury Treatment Chennai

Ligament Injury Treatment Chennai,Cruciate ligament are found inside the knee joint. Anterior one is located in the front while posterior is located at the back of knee joint crossing each other to make an X.

Ligament Injury Treatment Chennai

Characteristics of Ligament Injury

  • Cause: Rapid change of direction OR sudden stopping, slowing down while running OR incorrect landing from a jump OR direct collision etc.

  • Symptoms: Pain and tenderness with swelling, loss of motion and discomfort while walking

  • Treatment: Arthroscopic surgery is done to rebuild an anterior cruciate ligament using small incisions. The procedure is less invasive and less painful as compared to open surgery.

Characteristics of Torn Posterior Cruciate Ligament:

  • Cause: Extensive twisting or extension of joint OR direct blow to front of knee OR missing stair steps.

  • Symptoms: Immediate pain, swelling and stiffness of the joint that causes a limp and difficulty while walking.

  • Treatment: Arthroscopic surgery is done to rebuild a posterior cruciate ligament using small incisions. The procedure is less invasive and less painful as compared to open surgery.