Cartilage, Tendons, and Ligaments: Current Research on Isolation or Production of Therapeutic Cells

Tendons and ligaments contribute to motion and are connective, elastic, fibrous tissues. Tendons attach muscles to the bone, and in the case of the eye, muscles to the eyeball, so they aid in movement of the structure or the bone. Ligaments, on the other hand, attach bone to other bones, aiding in stabilizing the structure.

Cartilage is present at the joints of bones and is flexible but tough. The cartilage protects the tips of bones from wearing down and is also responsible for the shape of certain parts of the body, like the nose and ears.

Injury or Damage

There are many factors that could contribute to the damage or the wear and tear of tendons, ligaments, and cartilage. A tear or damage from a sports injury or ...

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