Medline Plus indicates that ligaments exist to connect bones to other bones, and they usually to keep their arrangement stable. Ligaments are found throughout the body, especially in areas with many joints, such as the h... More »

The function of ligaments is connecting one bone to another bone, according to MedlinePlus. Ligaments also protect the joints from damage by limiting certain types of movements. More »

The largest tendon in the foot is the Achilles tendon, and the longest ligament in the foot is the plantar fascia, according to WakeMed Health and Hospitals. The Achilles tendon extends from the calf muscle to the heel a... More »

ACL stands for anterior cruciate ligament, one of four main ligaments of the knee. The anterior cruciate ligament extends diagonally through the center of the knee and, along with the posterior cruciate ligament, allows ... More »

The human muscular, or musculoskeletal, system is comprised of the muscles, bones, tendons, ligaments, joints, cartilage and other tissues that both support the body and enable movement. The skeletal, or voluntary, muscl... More »

The difference between a tendon and a ligament is that a tendon connects muscle to bone, while a ligament connects two bones. Tendons let your muscles move bones, whereas ligaments stabilize joints. More »

The largest tendon in the foot is the Achilles tendon, and the longest ligament in the foot is the plantar fascia, according to WakeMed Health and Hospitals. The Achilles tendon extends from the calf muscle to the heel a... More »