Ligaments are strong, leather-like fibers of connective tissue that enclose a joint. They can be stretched (sprained), or partially or completely torn.
A patient can tear one or more ligaments, or ligaments and menisci simultaneously. The degree of damage depends on the direction and magnitude...
If you are a sports fan, you have probably heard of an athlete who has torn the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). Maybe you've had the same injury.... Read more »
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