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He suffered a torn medial collateral ligament and posterior cruciate ligament.
Earlier this year he tore a ligament in his knee which required orthopedic surgery.
Knee ligament injuries can strike at any time and be utterly devastating to an athlete's career.
Cross, one of the best blocking tight ends in football, slightly tore a ligament in his knee during the preseason.
In a short outpatient procedure, surgeons replace an elbow ligament with a tendon from elsewhere in the body.
The desk and the stomach represent the bone the ligament connects.
The pivoting nature of soccer puts this ligament at risk.
Yesterday, he underwent an operation to repair ligament damage.
The break has healed, and the ligament is whole again, but plenty of soreness remains.
He felt the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee detach from the bone.
Aside from ligament damage to both knees, he seems to be fine.
At the lateral extremity of the condyle is a small tubercle for the attachment of the temporomandibular ligament.
From its cartilage are developed the styloid process, stylohyoid ligament, and lesser cornu of the hyoid bone.
After an injury, swelling of the joint may mean you have a broken bone or a tear in the muscle tendon or ligament.
In carpal tunnel release, the surgeon will cut through this ligament to make more space for the nerve and tendons.
We don't know if that means cartilage damage, ligament fraying or fragment issues.
The tear may be complete, the ligament may be separated from the bone, or the ligament may pull off a bone fragment.
Subsequently he would find out that his rookie season was over because of a torn ligament.
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