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  1. Knee Problems From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases)  
    ... to recommend surgery. The surgeon may reconstruct the torn ligament by using a piece (graft) of healthy tissue ... pieces of bone or cartilage or to repair torn ligaments or menisci. Avascular necrosis. A disease in which ...
  2. A torn (MCL), is an injury to the medial collateral ligament. This ligament extends from the upper-inside surface of the tibia to the bottom-inside surface of ...
  3. A torn (LCL), is an injury to the lateral collateral ligament, a ligament extending from the top-outside surface of the fibula to the bottom-outside surface of ...
  4. Recurrent and Chronic Elbow Instability (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons)  
    ... reconstructed. During the procedure, the doctor replaces the torn ligament with a tissue graft. This graft acts as ... bone, as well as a repair of the torn ligament. During the operation, the broken bone fragments are ...
  5. Sprains, Strains and Fractures (American Podiatric Medical Association)  
    ... are useful for finding soft issue injuries (including torn ligaments) and stress fractures. Treatment will depend on your ... weeks. Professional athletes may undergo surgery to repair torn ligaments. Oral anti-inflammatory medication, such as ibuprofen, can ...
  6. Posterior Cruciate Ligament Injuries (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons)  
    ... must be rebuilt. Your doctor will replace your torn ligament with a tissue graft. This graft is taken ...
  7. Knee Problems (American Academy of Family Physicians)  
    ... Your symptoms may be from TORN CARTILAGE, a TORN LIGAMENT or CHONDROMALACIA PATELLAE, the softening of the ligament or cartilage underneath the kneecap. See your doctor. Rest and anti-inflammatory ... Yes You may have a TORN HAMSTRING MUSCLE. Apply ice to the area and ...
  8. Wrist Sprains (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons) (American Society for Surgery of the Hand)  
    ... sprains may require surgery to repair the fully torn ligament. Surgery involves reconnecting the ligament to the bone. ...
  9. Lisfranc (Midfoot) Fractures (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons)  
    ... when fractures are present in addition to a torn ligament. (Right) Plates that span the joints are also ...
  10. Ankle Sprains: Healing and Preventing Injury (American Academy of Family Physicians)  
    ... a sprain? A sprain is a stretched or torn ligament. Ligaments connect one bone to another bone at ... If the sprain is severe, one of more ligaments may be torn, and the join may be severely swollen. A ...
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