Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury

Often with knee injures, the Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) is damaged or torn. In fact, this type of injury is quite common. Each year, about 300,000 people worldwide undergo surgery to repair a damaged ACL. Women are more susceptible to ACL injuries than men, and studies have shown that the reason for this may be that in sports, women tend to hold their trunks and hips in a more erect posture while performing running and jumping maneuvers. [...]

Anatomy And Function Of The Knee

The knee is a complex joint made up of bones, muscles, tendons, ligaments, and cartilage. It may be described as a hinge joint, similar to the hinge on a door. The knee not only bends back and forth but also has a complex rotational component that occurs with flexion and extension. [...]

ACL Reconstruction

In ACL reconstruction, the torn ligament is replaced with a graft, either from the patient's own body or with donor tissue. The tighter and more secure the graft, the better the result will be for the patient in the long term. New technology has made tighter, more secure grafts possible. [...]

30 Year Knee Wear Testing

LEGION◊ CR Knee with VERILAST◊ Technology was lab-tested for 30 years of wear performance. (See Important Testing Note below) We understand that "30 years of wear performance" is a pretty significant statement for any implant manufacturer to make. That's why we want you to see how we can back it up. [...]

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