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  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) – a ligament in the center of the knee that prevents the shin bone (tibia) from moving forward on the thigh bone (femur).
  • Anterior Force
  • Anterior translation
  • Cruciate ligament – control the front and back motion of your knee.
  • Diagnostic ultrasound – is an imaging method that uses sound waves to show structures inside your body.
  • Distal – refers to parts of the body further away from the center.
  • Endpoint
  • Femur – is the longest and strongest bone in your body, also known as the thigh bone.
  • Gait – is a person’s pattern or style of walking.
  • Graft
  • Insoles – a piece of material inside a shoe on which your foot rests to make it warmer or more comfortable.
  • Laxity – looseness of a limb or muscle
  • Ligament – tough fibrous band of connective tissue that serves to support the internal organs and hold bones together in proper articulation at the joints.
  • Magnetic Resonance Imagery (MRI) Scan – is a type of scan that uses strong magnetic fields and radio waves to produce detailed images of the inside of the body
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) – is one of several ligaments that connect the thighbone to the shinbone.
  • Posterior Translation
  • Proximal – refers to a part of the body that is closer to the center of the body than another part.
  • Range of motion (ROM) – refers to how far you can move or stretch a part of your body, such as a joint or a muscle. 
  • Rotational instability
  • Subluxation – is an incomplete or partial dislocation of a joint.
  • Tibia – also known as the shinbone or shankbone which is one of two bones that comprise the leg.
  • Valgus force
  • X-ray – is a common imaging test that uses invisible electromagnetic energy beams to produce images of internal tissues, bones, and organs on film or digital media.
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