A ligament is a short band of tough and flexible fibres tissue, connecting bones with lot of individual fibres. Ligaments can be found connecting most of the bones in the body.
Ligament injuries in sports persons are very common affecting the joints. 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.
Type of Tear
- Mild ligament tear
- Moderate ligament tear
- Severe (Ruptured) ligament tear
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. Dr L Tomar is one of the best Orthopedic Surgeon for ligament tear injury in delhi.