Torn Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL)

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A posterior cruciate ligament tear occurs when the posterior cruciate ligament (PCL), a band of tissue that connects the femur to the tibia inside the knee joint, becomes torn or worn away. A torn PCL causes pain and instability of the knee.

To learn more about treatments for a torn posterior cruciate ligament, please complete the appointment request box or call 888-660-2663 to schedule a consultation with a Northwest Orthopaedic Specialists specialty-trained knee doctor.