- The Medial (MCL) & Lateral (LCL) Collateral Ligaments connect the femur to the tibia & aid in flexion, extension, & resist external rotation of the flexed knee.
- The Cruciate Ligaments cross one another inside the knee & are the primary stabilizers of the joint. The Anterior (ACL) keeps the tibia from sliding forward under the femur & also prevents excessive inward rotation of the flexed knee, an injury all too common among skiers. The Posterior (PCL) keeps the tibia from sliding backward under the femur & is the main force for holding hyperextended knees together.
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