Ligaments are tough bands of tissues that connect to your body. They act as pullies between your bones as your body actively moves around. Most ligament injuries involve the shoulder, knee and ankle, as these are focal points on your body that are susceptible to significant wear and tear.

Causes :

  • Direct trauma to the joint
  • Sports
  • Motor vehicle accident
  • Any injury with the joint flexed

Symptom :

  • Pain
  • With lower extremity injuries, trouble walking, change in gait, ex. limping
  • Swelling
  • Joint feels unstable