Ligament structure, physiology and function.

  title={Ligament structure, physiology and function.},
  author={Cyril B. Frank},
  journal={Journal of musculoskeletal & neuronal interactions},
  volume={4 2},
  • Cyril B. Frank
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Ligaments are specialized connective tissues with very interesting biomechanical properties. They have the ability to adapt to the complex functions that each are required to perform. While ligaments were once thought to be inert, they are in fact responsive to many local and systemic factors that influence their function within the organism. Injury to a ligament results in a drastic change in its structure and physiology and creates a situation where ligament function is restored by the… CONTINUE READING
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