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Ligament Tear In Knee

Bayern Munich midfielder Thiago Alcantara has returned to action after more than a year away from the pitch. He played his last game on March 29, 2014, against Hoffenheim. The Spanish international suffered a partial ligament tear in his knee.  Philipp Lahm played 69 minutes before being replaced by Thiago Alcantara making his first appearance after over a year on the sidelines with a knee ligament injury playing  22 minutes.

from LIVESTRONG.COM

Exercises with an MCL Tear

An MCL, or medial collateral ligament, tear is usually caused by excessive twisting and/or a blow to the side of the knee and is accompanied by swelling, instability and severe pain in the inside of the knee. MCL injuries are most common in contact sports such as basketball and football but may also occur gradually as an overuse injury. The...

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Patriots get good news on Gronkowski - The tight end who was injured in New England's first loss of the season, reportedly doesn't have a ligament tear in his knee.

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River Road Veterinary Clinic

Cruciate Ligament Tears in Dogs: Cruciate Ligament Tears are responsible for a large portion of lame dogs seen in the clinic every day. Surgery is usually the best option for this injury. #riverroadvet #torncruciate

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The U.S. Ski Team says Lindsey Vonn has torn ligaments in her right knee and broken a bone in a crash Tuesday at the world championships. She will have surgery and miss the rest of this season but may be back for the 2014 Sochi Olympics. (Feb. 5)

Bayern Munich midfielder Thiago is set for another lengthy spell on the sidelines after suffering a third serious knee ligament tear in training.

from Verywell

A Ligament is a Structure that Connects Two Bones

A ligament is a structure that connects two bones. Ligaments are found at joints, the junction of two bones. Ligaments are designed to allow the joint to move, but limit the motion such that the joint does not dislocate.

from About.com Health

What Is an MCL Tear in the Knee?

What Is an MCL Tear in the Knee?: The MCL is the large ligament on the inner side of the knee.

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What do you know about ligament tears in the knee?

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from Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury (ACL

ANTERIOR CRUCIATE LIGAMENT (ACL) one of 4 major ligaments (ligaments connect bone to bone) of the knee joint that coordinate function and promote stability. It runs in a notch at the end of the FEMUR (intercondylar notch) and originates at the back part of the femur (postero-medial aspect of the lateral femoral condyle) and attaches to the front part of the TIBIA (tibial eminence). In an adult, the ACL prevents forward movement of the TIBIA. It also provides appx. 90% of knee joint…

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