from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of, pertaining to, or resembling a ligament
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Composing a ligament; of the nature of a ligament; binding.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as ligamentous.
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For those of you who slept through the Podiatry 101 lecture in medical school, this condition is an irritation of the -- ahem -- plantar fascia, aka the plantar aponeurosis -- which is the ligamental structure under the foot that supports the arch.
Without strong back muscles, this can lead to increased ligamental injuries and poor posture.
Those who cannot adapt will get the resultant back pain - muscle sprain or ligamental injuries.
If it is a muscle sprain or ligamental injury, generally a short course of anti-inflammatories will deal with the pain.
Hormonal changes also can increase the risk of ligamental injuries.
The jerks associated with some forms exercise or games such as jogging, tennis etc have a potential risk of causing muscle sprain, tendon tear, ligamental sprain or trauma (noticeable or otherwise) to the Weight bearing cartilages.
Ligament is a tough connective tissue which usually covers and protects the joint), ligamental sprains etc. which are associated with annoying pain are caused because of stress related postural changes as well as actions.