Knee Anatomy Tendons And Ligaments. There are four ligaments surrounding the knee. They sit between the curved lower part of the thigh bone and the flat upper part of the shin bone.
Medial view of a flexed knee is shown. Anatomy of the MPFL from www.researchgate.net
They can be classified into two main groups: When injured a knee ligament may get sprained (stretched) or ruptured (torn). It is a pivotal hinge joint in the leg that allows for a variety of movements (i.e.