ligamentous


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Related to ligamentous: Posterior longitudinal ligament, Anterior longitudinal ligament

lig·a·men·tous

(lig'ă-men'tŭs),
Relating to or of the form or structure of a ligament.

ligamentous

[lig′əmen′təs]
Etymology: L, ligare, to bind
pertaining to or having the characteristics of a ligament.

ligamentous

adjective Referring to, associated with, or characterised by ligaments.

lig·a·men·tous

(lig'ă-men'tŭs)
Relating to or of the form or structure of a ligament.

ligamentous

1. Of the characteristics of LIGAMENTS.
2. Pertaining to a ligament or ligaments.

Patient discussion about ligamentous

Q. Is ligament heating better than an arthroscopic surgery? I have a partial tear in my left knee (acl) and they wanna operate on me. I heard heating it can solve the problem. is it true?

A. i never heard of "ligament heating" from what i know- ligament has limited ability to regenerate. if partially torn it may need only physiotherapy and care. but if it's torn more then it can heal by itself- you need surgery. this is why there's orthopedics- to evaluate the situation, give you a diagnosis and the recommended treatment. it's always good to second guess because they are only human. you can ask other orthopedics and see what they say.

Q. I did a bad movement with my knee during a ball game. How can I know if I damaged the knee ligaments? 4 hours ago I played basketball. I did a great jump but when I landed I felt a very sharp knee pain? How can I know if I damaged the ligaments there?

A. The only way to know for sure is to check! Can estimate the severity of the problem. Is your knee red? Is it hot? Is it swollen? Does the pain have the same severity or does the pain increase with time? If you answered one of those questions with a 'yes' several hours after the injury, you should probably talk to your GP

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Relative contraindications include previous infection, ligamentous instability, subluxation of the talus, and mechanical malalignment.
Maiotti and colleagues (42) recommended using arthroscopic thermal capsular shrinkage for chronic ankle instability without ligamentous repair.
8) Specifically, a lesser arc injury represents a pure ligamentous injury around the lunate, and a greater arc injury involves the bones around the lunate (Fig.
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This destructive synovitis progresses to bone erosion and ligamentous laxity, ultimately leading to instability and subluxation of the cervical spine.
The investigators suggested early operative treatment of unstable concomitant ligamentous injury that was identifiable on plain radiographs.
Continued external rotation of the ilium may tear the anterior SI ligamentous structures until the PSISs abut.
3) In reflex response time studies, the results seem to point to ligamentous laxity, or a lack of ligamentous integrity or malalignment of the ankle joint with excessive range of motion as the cause of functional instability, rather than to any deficit in reflex response time (Johnson and Johnson, 1993);
Compared to type I fractures, the aforementioned ligamentous insertions are less likely to be attached to the condylar fragment.
Current indications for elbow MR arthrography include evaluation of the ligamentous structures and depiction of articular hyaline cartilage defects.
Fractures and ligamentous injuries of the clavicle and its articulation.
Management of spine injuries: absolute contraindications for return to play Cervical cord neurapraxia Single neurapraxic event with evidence of cord damage Ligamentous instability Multiple episodes Episodes with symptoms lasting more than 36 hours "Stingers" Persistent neck pain Loss of motion Neurologic deficit Evidence of cervical myelopathy Principles and Guidelines 1.