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Is a pulled ligament and a torn tendon the same?
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Dr. Jeffrey Kass
Podiatry
In brief: No
They are different anatomical structures.
Tendons are the part of the muscle that attach to the bones, the muscle portion is their "belly". Ligaments are soft tissue structures that can prevent tendons from bowstringing or help stabilize certain bones.

In brief: No
They are different anatomical structures.
Tendons are the part of the muscle that attach to the bones, the muscle portion is their "belly". Ligaments are soft tissue structures that can prevent tendons from bowstringing or help stabilize certain bones.
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