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Doctor insights on: How To Strengthen Tendons And Ligaments

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How can you strengthen ligaments and knee for football?

How can you strengthen ligaments and knee for football?

See details: You cannot strengthen ligaments but you can strengthen the muscles that support the knee. Weight training your legs will help. ...Read more

Tendon (Definition)

Tendons are made up of collagen and are the functional tissue that interfaces between muscles and bone. Muscles generate force that is transmitted through its tendon that inserts on a specific bone that is moved in the plane of the connecting joint made ...Read more


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How to treat torn ligaments in your knee?

How to treat torn ligaments in your knee?

It depend what kind: Of injury and were it is located. Grade 1 up to grade 3. Medial or lateral or inside the knee. Every one of them have different method of treatment . ...Read more

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How to help sprained ligaments in knee?

How to help sprained ligaments in knee?

See your Orthopod &: Follow his/her advise. Knee brace is used to stabilize the knee while the ligament is healing. Pain meds like the nsaids are used. Crutches may be useful during the treatment period. Your orthopod should direct your care. ...Read more

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How to strengthen ligaments and tendons in finger ? Through naturally and also by taking any supplements will it help to strenghten the ligaments ?

How to strengthen ligaments and tendons in finger ? Through naturally and also by taking any supplements will it help to strenghten the ligaments ?

No: You cannot strengthen ligaments. If you are " loose jointed" it's usually inherited. You can strengthen the tendons about your hand( extensor and flexor) most easily by squeezing a ' grip' ball or a grip- strengthening device. ...Read more

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Will acupuncture help tendons and ligaments in the knee heal faster?

Will acupuncture help tendons and ligaments in the knee heal faster?

Yes: Yes it will. I would also advise you take some glucosamine and chondroitin, be very gentle if you exercise , and if you do exercise to do it in a pool or in the bath tub. This is all in general . Every case of cause is a little different therefore it is good that you be seen by a processional. ...Read more

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How can you strengthen your tendons? How can you strengthen your tendons?

Exercise: Exercise and good nutrition may help somewhat. Why do you think your tendons need to be strengthened? ...Read more

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What is the best way to i increase ankle strength. I have sprained and strained and torn muscles and ligaments and tendons so often they won't rebuild?

What is the best way to i increase ankle strength. I have sprained and strained and torn muscles and ligaments and tendons so often they won't rebuild?

Rebuild : I would see a physical therapist that specializes in sports injuries and they will come up with a regimen plan for you to strengthen your ankles , keep in mind when you have an injury to a ligament and there are many around the ankle they do not heal with the same strength do to scar tissue formation that is not as strong as the original ligament. ...Read more

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How to strengthen wrist?

How to strengthen wrist?

Exercise: Light weight 2-4 pounds taking wrist thru range of motion. ...Read more

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How can torn ligaments and ruptured tendons heal wrong?

How can torn ligaments and ruptured tendons heal wrong?

Depends: There is a big difference between ligaments and tendons. Tendons connect muscles to bones, if certain tendons are torn they need to be treated surgically (achilles, biceps, rotator cuff). Ligaments are the ropes that connect bones to bones, many times these heal on their own. ...Read more

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Can doing acupuncture treatments help tendons and ligaments in the knee heal up faster?

Can doing acupuncture treatments help tendons and ligaments in the knee heal up faster?

Yes: Yes but with the caviate that acupuncture will not fix a lesion that requires surgical intervention. See an orthopedic surgeon or sports medicine physician to determine if surgery is required. ...Read more

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How can I heal and strengthen a strained hamstring?

How can I heal and strengthen a strained hamstring?

Rest first: relative rest until you have full painfree rom and can flex knee against mild resistance without pain. Swelling and local tenderness should also be gone After it heals:. Plan exercise as part of overall program which should include multijoint compound movements. accessory exercise for hamstring include glute-ham raise, supine hamstring curls on ball, Romanian deadlift. Foam roll and stretch. ...Read more

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How do tendons and muscles work together?

How do tendons and muscles work together?

See:: http://www.livestrong.com/article/125439-description-tendons-ligaments-muscles/

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How do the bones and muscles work together to allow us to move?

How do the bones and muscles work together to allow us to move?

The bones are the: frame to hold the body up against the force of gravity( we would be a blob of jelly spread out on the floor). The muscles work as a pulley that are attached to bones.Pulleys pull and the bones move. ...Read more

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What can I do to treat loose ligaments and tendons?

Strengthen muscles: You can't alter the tension in the ligaments around a joint without surgery. You can however optimize the function of the surrounding muscles or dynamic stabilizers of the joint. This, for example, is the initial approach in someone who has an inherently loose shoulder (loose ligaments without tearing) and is often successfull. ...Read more

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How to loosen tight hamstring muscles and core muscles from work outs?

How to loosen tight hamstring muscles and core muscles from work outs?

Stretching: Stretching stretching stretching. Unfortunately, there is no easy way out here. Stretching at the end of a workout gets great results for muscle and tendon lengthening. Stretching 6 hours and 24 hours later reduces swelling that naturally results from muscle workouts. So the answer is stretching stretching stretching! ...Read more

Ligament (Definition)

A fibrous band of tissue that connects one bone to another. They hold joints in place. Dr. Fox's trivia test: what one bone is the only one ...Read more