We’re rewarding the question askers & reputations are being recalculated! Read more.

Questions tagged [ligament]

The tag has no usage guidance.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
2
votes
1answer
41 views

How reliable is MRI to diagnose ACL (anterior cruciate ligament rupture)?

at the end of January 2019, I had an accident while skiing and was diagnosed shortly after with ACL (Anterior cruciate ligament rupture). The diagnosis was confirmed by 4 different doctors who all are ...
2
votes
0answers
62 views

Thumb RCL reconstruction - Abductor Pollicis Brevis vs Palmaris Longus

Tearing the Radial Collateral Ligament in the thumb seems to be way less common than tearing the Ulnar Collateral Ligament in the thumb and so I'm having trouble finding relevant information on Google....
4
votes
1answer
450 views

Any link between Cubital Tunnel Syndrome and “chronic” tendonitis?

Is there any evidence linking Cubital Tunnel Syndrome to "chronic" (persistent, non-healing) tendonitis or any other long-term/chronic issues with connective tissue in the elbow region?
1
vote
0answers
18 views

Who are some of the world's most recognized experts on the tailbone/coccyx?

Does anyone know of any researchers or practitioners that have extremely deep understanding of the tailbone/coccyx?
2
votes
1answer
83 views

How do I recover from a torn wrist ligament?

I tore my wrist ligaments and cracked a bone when punching. It is the 4th week and my hand is better but when I try to do push ups it hurts. My doc told me that ligament tear never heals. Is it true?
6
votes
1answer
75 views

Why do doctors use tendon instead of ligament in key-hole surgery?

For knee surgery, the most common method is to use a tendon from elsewhere in patient's body to replace the torn anterior cruciate ligament. But why tendon not ligament? Tendon have different ...