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It may be tempting to see hormonal contraceptives as a ligament protector, since they suppress the highest peaks in estrogen.
HOW YOUR MENSTRUAL CYCLE AFFECTS YOUR INJURY RISKALEX HUTCHINSONMARCH 18, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
She fractured multiple vertebrae in her back, cracked ribs, and broke both feet, in addition to severely tearing a ligament in her right foot.
HIGH SPEED WITH HILLARY ALLENOWEN CLARKEMARCH 17, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
That stress creates microtraumas as muscles, ligaments, and tendons all start to stretch or compress in ways they are not supposed to, he explains.
THE BEST WAY TO PREVENT ARM PAIN FROM USING YOUR PHONE TOO MUCHHANNAH SEOMARCH 11, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
A final word on shopping for the best ergonomic mouseFinding the best ergonomic mouse for your desk will make a significant impact on the long-term health of your body by limiting tension in the joints and ligaments of your hand, wrist, and forearm.
BEST ERGONOMIC MOUSE: COMPUTER ACCESSORIES DESIGNED FOR YOUPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMFEBRUARY 18, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Doing so will decrease twisting in the joints and ligaments and reduce pressure in the forearm and wrist area, as well as limit the overall muscle use required for mouse movement.
BEST ERGONOMIC MOUSE: COMPUTER ACCESSORIES DESIGNED FOR YOUPOPSCI COMMERCE TEAMFEBRUARY 18, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Whey protein may boost ligament, tendon, and muscle healing when consumed within an hour after exercise or rehabilitation.
HOW TO EAT WHEN YOU’RE INJUREDBECKY WADEFEBRUARY 17, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
When rehabbing his injured knee ligament, Funk watched his teammates continue on without him, but if he wanted to sprint onto the team bus, he physically couldn’t.
MARYLAND’S JAKE FUNK HAS BECOME NUMB TO PAIN SO THE TUMULT OF 2020 CAN’T FAZE HIMEMILY GIAMBALVODECEMBER 11, 2020WASHINGTON POST
A ceratohyal then is attached posteriorly to the hypohyal and a stylohyal ligament is attached to each ceratohyal posteriorly.
GENERA AND SUBGENERA OF CHIPMUNKSJOHN A. WHITE
His eyes shone, his chin was thrust forward, every ligament in his body was strung taut.
THE WINNING CLUEJAMES HAY, JR.
If the ligament of a gaping bivalve should become dry and stiff, it can be softened by putting it in water.
OUR BRITISH SNAILSJOHN WILLIAM HORSLEY
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WORDS RELATED TO LIGAMENT

  • band
  • binding
  • chain
  • connection
  • cord
  • fastening
  • fetter
  • gunk
  • handcuff
  • hookup
  • knot
  • ligament
  • ligature
  • link
  • linkage
  • manacle
  • network
  • nexus
  • rope
  • shackle
  • stickum
  • tie
  • tie-in
  • wire
  • yoke
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