Commentary - Journal of Orthopaedics and Trauma ( 2022) Volume 12, Issue 6

Theoretical Interpretation on Ligament Injury: Posterior and Anterior Cruciate ligament Injury

Jupa Wan*
Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan
*Corresponding Author:
Jupa Wan, Department of Orthopedics and Traumatology, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan, Email:

Received: 01-Jun-2022, Manuscript No. APJOT-22-70206; Editor assigned: 03-Jun-2022, Pre QC No. APJOT-22-70206 (PQ); Reviewed: 17-Jun-2022, QC No. APJOT-22-70206; Revised: 22-Jun-2022, Manuscript No. APJOT-22-70206 (R); Published: 29-Jun-2022, DOI: 10.4303/2090-2921/2360109


Ligaments are cords of tough, flexible fibrous tissue that be a part of bones together and provide help to a joint. While ligaments are fairly strong, an inept stretch or twist can cause strain harm. With enough force, they’ll be torn the most intense ligament harm. Commonly confused, sprain and strain injuries cause very similar symptoms and symptoms but are honestly injuries to one in every of a type components of tissues in a joint. Strains are a twist, pull or tear of a muscle or tendon, commonly called smooth tissue. Tendons are the cords of tissue that is a part of muscle tissue to bones. A sprain is harm to the band of collagen tissue i.e. a ligament, which connects or greater bones to a joint. The primary function of a ligament is to provide passive stabilisation of a joint and it plays an important characteristic in proprioceptive function. A sprain is generally because of the joint being forced abruptly outside. It’s not unusual place type of movement and the inelastic fibres are stretched through too outstanding a variety. For example, excessive inversion of the ankle can cause the lateral ankle ligaments, often the anterior talofibular ligament, to rupture. An intense sprain may moreover look and enjoy like a break (fracture), and it is able to be difficult for health professionals to tell the difference amongst them. A ligament rupture can get up at the mid substance of the ligament or at the ligament-bone junction. Sometimes an avulsion fracture moreover occurs (the ligament pulls a piece of bone with it on harm). The picture graph shows an example of a sprain of the ankle. The Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) is located in the knee, really with inside the lower back of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL). It is actually taken into consideration one in all several ligaments that be a part of the femur (thighbone) to the tibia (shinbone). The posterior cruciate ligament continues the tibia from transferring backward with relation to the thigh bone. Damage to the posterior cruciate ligament requires a powerful force. A now no longer unusual place cause of damage is a unethical knee hitting a dashboard in a vehicle twist of destiny or a football player falling on a knee that is bent. Additionally, damage to the PCL can quit end result from an intense twisting damage or contact damage during sport. Your kneecap sits with inside the front of the joint to provide some protection. Bones are related to distinct bones through manner of method of ligaments. They act like strong ropes to maintain the bones together and maintain your knee stable.


Collateral ligaments are decided on the edges of your knee. The medial collateral ligament is on the internal, and the lateral collateral ligament is on the outside. They manage the side to side motion of your knee and brace it toward unusual motion. Cruciate ligaments are decided internal your knee joint. They pass each distinct to form an X (or pass), with the anterior cruciate ligament with inside the front and the posterior cruciate ligament in lower back. The cruciate ligaments manage the front and back motion of your knee.


The authors are very thankful and honored to publish this article in the respective Journal and are also very great full to the reviewers for their positive response to this article publication.

Conflict of Interest

We have no conflict of interests to disclose and the manuscript has been read and approved by all named authors.

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