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The knee is the largest joint in the body, and one of the most easily injured. It is made up of the lower end of the thighbone (femur), which rotates on the upper end of the shinbone (tibia), and the knee cap (patella), which slides in a groove on the end of the femur. The knee also contains large ligaments, which help control motion by connecting bones and by bracing the joint against abnormal types of motion. Another important structure, the meniscus, is a wedge of soft cartilage between the femur and tibia that serves to cushion the knee and helps it absorb shock during motion.

Conditions Treated by Dr. Fogle:

  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Knee Dislocation (incl. Meniscal Tear)
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tear
  • Osteoarthritis (primarily shoulder, knee, and elbow)
  • Meniscus Tear
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Patella Dislocations
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Sports Injuries
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Bursitis
  • Fracture

Procedures Performed by Dr. Fogle:

  • ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Surgery (knee)
  • Meniscus Repair (Knee)
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)  (multiple body parts – clavicle, elbow, ankle, shoulder, patella)
  • Knee & Leg Fracture & Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Ligament Reconstruction (knee)
  • Quadriceps tendon repair
  • Meniscectomy (knee)
  • Medial compartment knee replacement

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Tear

Evander Fogle, MD discusses an ACL tear and treatment options.