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ligaments

Bundles of a tough, fibrous, elastic protein called COLLAGEN that act as binding and supporting materials in the body, especially in and around JOINTS of all kinds. Ligaments are flexible but very strong and, if excessively strained, may pull off a fragment of bone at their attachment.
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Further modification of force transmission may also occur via its relationship with the dorsal sacroiliac and sacrospinous ligaments.
i recently sustained a knee injury when playing football, and went to see a physiotherapist who suspects that I may have torn a cruciate ligament at some point.
Reconstruction of the CC ligaments in the literature is described as a ligament reconstruction between the coracoid and the clavicle, unlike non-rigid fixation of the clavicle to the coracoid as described earlier.
Magnetic resonance imaging of knee ligaments has been well described.
4) The diagnosis of Eagle's syndrome is made by radiographic imaging and by physical examination when an elongated and calcified stylohyoid ligament can be palpated in the tonsillar area.
In the field of computational modeling of liquid breakup, disintegration of ligaments has been the focus of much research, which were mainly based on wave perturbations theories.
The implant would allow ligament and tendon repair (such as bone-tendon-bone allografts commonly used in knee reconstruction) using a natural biological tissue.
We believe this technology will give surgeons and patients ultimate flexibility and will expand the options for ligament and tendon repair," said Regeneration chief executive officer Jamie M.
Common injuries and locations: Bruises, sprains, strains, pulled muscles, soft tissue tears such as ligaments, broken bones, internal injuries (bruised or damaged organs), back injuries, sunburn.
Female athletes may be able to decrease the chance of tearing the anterior cruciate ligaments in their knees if they crouch a little while running in certain sports activities, indicates William E.
Its intricate structure of bone, tendons, and ligaments is under the control of an equally complex group of muscles.
Abnormalities of the heart, blood vessels, lungs, eyes, bones and ligaments can result from this defect (Cantwell, 1986).