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Sports & Ligament Injury In Allahabad- Devpad Healthcare

What is a Ligament?

A ligament is a short band of tough, flexible tissue, made up of lots of individual fibres, which connect the bones of the body together. Ligaments can be found connecting most of the bones in the body.

What is a Torn Ligament?

Ligament injuries in athletes are common and can occur at any joint. The knee and ankle are particularly vulnerable but it is sport specific.
Ligaments are strained when the joint is stressed beyond its normal range. Common causes of a ligament injury include: twisting, or landing awkwardly.
It is most common when the ligaments around a particular joint are at full-stretch can cause it to tear away from the bone.
The most common torn ligaments are knee ligaments and ankle ligaments. This is because the joints are weight-bearing and under high stress with change of direction sports or full contact sports.

• The 3 Grades of Ligament Injury are:

• What are the Symptoms of a Torn Ligament?

• When Can You Return to Sport after a Torn Ligament?

Most ligament injuries can be rehabilitated for a safe return to sport between 4 to 12 weeks. The time period varies greatly depending upon the location and severity of injury. Your best guide will be provided by your health practitioner.

• Sport injuries can affect almost any part of the body, including themuscles, bones, joints and connective tissues (tendons and ligaments).

• Sprains and strains are the most common type of sports injury. The difference between a strain and a sprain is that a:

Symptoms of a sprain or strain can include pain, swelling, bruising and tenderness around a joint or in a muscle. You may also find it difficult to move the affected body part.

• Find out how to treat the following sports injuries:



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