Problems with the legs are often painful, frustrating, limiting and can have a significant negative effects on a person's quality of life. More often than not, causes of leg pain are biomechanical and can be resolved through timely and appropriate treatment that treat the cause of the problem, and not just the symptoms.
Compartment syndrome occurs from increased pressure in a muscle compartment and can be incredibly painful and serious.
Your medial collateral ligament (MCL) is a large flat ligament band on the inner side of the knee joint that works to support and stabilise the knee.
Your lateral collateral ligament (LCL) is a narrow and strong ligament that helps resist forces and impact to the inside of the knee.
Your posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) is located within the knee joint and stops the tibia from sliding backwards on the femur, as well as preventing the tibia from twisting outwards.