Ligament Injuries

Ligament Injuries2017-03-01T17:41:41+00:00

Physical Therapy – Ligament Injuries

Ligaments are connective tissues, structures in the body made of collagen that hold together bones, muscles, and cartilage to improve the function of a joint. Ligaments provide stability and support to our joints that enables movement. Ligaments can become damaged or torn by acute pressure or general wear and tear.


  • A loud pop in the joint at the time of injury
  • Swelling of the joint immediately after sustaining the injury
  • Restriction of movement in the joint
  • Extensive amounts of pain after the injury occurs


  • Basic first aid to stabilize the joint and reduce swelling
  • Physical rehabilitation program
  • Reconstructive surgery
  • Arthroscopic surgery

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