Free Opinion by
Dr. Naman Goel


The PCL, or Posterior Cruciate Ligament, is one of the four primary ligaments in the knee, playing a vital role in maintaining joint stability. It prevents the shinbone (tibia) from moving too far backward in relation to the thigh bone (femur).

The Nature of PCL Injuries:

PCL injuries often result from high-impact incidents, such as a car accident, sports-related trauma, or a hard fall. The key signs of a PCL injury include:

  • Knee Instability: A feeling of “giving way” or instability in the knee, particularly when walking or moving.
  • Swelling and Pain: Discomfort and swelling around the knee joint.
  • Reduced Mobility: Difficulty with knee flexion and extension due to the injury.
  • Recovery and Management:The management of a PCL injury depends on its severity, but it often involves a combination of non-surgical and surgical approaches.

Some Key Considerations include :


Rest and Rehabilitation:

Minor PCL injuries may heal with rest, physical therapy, and a structured exercise program.



In cases of severe PCL injury or when associated with other ligament damage, surgical intervention might be recommended.



Regardless of the treatment path chosen, a structured rehabilitation plan is essential to regain strength, stability, and range of motion.

Your Road to Recovery

Recovering from a PCL injury requires patience and dedication to a comprehensive treatment plan. The process often includes



An orthopedic evaluation to assess the extent of the injury and determine the most suitable course of action.



Customized physical therapy sessions to strengthen the knee, improve mobility, and enhance stability.


Strength Training:

Focused exercises to build muscle strength around the knee joint, aiding in stability.


Progressive Activity:

Gradual reintroduction to physical activities, taking into account the individual’s progress.

Our Commitment To Your Recovery:

We understand the impact of a PCL injury on your daily life. Our orthopedic specialists are dedicated to providing personalized care, ensuring you recover with confidence and return to your active lifestyle.

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