According to, the way to heal torn ligaments in the lower back involves taking anti-inflammatory pain medications, gently stretching the lower back, using ice packs and support belts and consulting a mas... More »

Signs of a torn knee ligament may include knee swelling and severe pain. Additionally, patients may experience a feeling of joint looseness and an inability to place weight on the joint. A knee ligament injury can also c... More » Health Pain & Symptoms

Symptoms of torn ankle ligaments or ankle sprains include pain, swelling, bruising, limited ankle joint movement, and an audible popping or tearing sound at the time of the injury, states Mayo Clinic. Symptoms vary in nu... More »

The treatment options available for a ruptured disc in the lower back include nonsurgical treatments such as exercise, heating, icing, pain medication and physical therapy, according to WebMD. For the most serious 10 per... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Breaks & Sprains

Treatments for a torn bicep tendon include limited activity, nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications and ice application to reduce swelling and pain associated with the injury, according to the Orthopaedic Center. Phy... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Breaks & Sprains

Preparing for a surgical repair of a tear in the shoulder includes resting the joint, putting on cold packs, performing recommended therapeutic exercise and taking over-the-counter pain medications to manage discomfort, ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Breaks & Sprains

Treatment for chronic sacroiliac joint inflammation includes rest, applying heating pads or ice packs to the lower back, pain medications and massage, reports MedlinePlus. Other options are injections, physical therapy a... More » Health Conditions & Diseases