Top of the page
Ligaments are strong, tough, ropy connective fibres. They connect bones to each other, connect cartilage to joints, and support internal organs, such as the kidneys.
Current as of: September 20, 2018
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review:William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & Brian O'Brien, MD, FRCPC - Internal Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Freddie H. Fu, MD - Orthopedics
To learn more about Healthwise, visit Healthwise.org.
© 1995-2019 Healthwise, Incorporated. Healthwise, Healthwise for every health decision, and the Healthwise logo are trademarks of Healthwise, Incorporated.