Multiple Ligament Knee Injuries in the Professional Athlete

  • Joel L. Boyd
  • Scott LingerEmail author


Multiple ligament knee injuries in the professional athlete are a rare and problematic injury for the athlete and surgeon alike. These athletes require high-level performance to continue their profession and these complex injuries often threaten their career. This chapter discusses several treatment considerations including surgery, pain control, and rehabilitation specifically related these rare injuries.


Multiligament Multiple ligament Knee dislocation Ligament reconstruction Blood flow restriction Adductor canal block Femoral nerve block Return to play Anterior cruciate ligament Posterior cruciate ligament Medial collateral ligament Fibular collateral ligament Posterolateral corner 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of OrthopaedicsTRIA Orthopaedic Center, University of MinnesotaBloomingtonUSA
  2. 2.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryTRIA Orthopaedic CenterBloomingtonUSA

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