How many ligaments are in the human body?
900 ligaments in the human body
There are over 900 ligaments in the human body. Ligaments connect bones to other bones and provide support to joins and various internal organs. They are made up of tough bands of tissue mostly consisting of collagen. Of the 900 ligaments, 600 are located in a human's extremities (the arms and legs) with 30 in the leg, 10 in the knee joint, 30 in the sole of the foot, and 6 in the toe. There…
Ligaments hold the bones in proper position. (It is always taught that the ligaments are the main force which holds the bones together. It is not correct. It is the tone of the muscles that hold the bones together. During the heavy work the contracted muscles keep the bones in proper position. You can easily dislocate the joint of the unconscious patient.)
ligaments are connective tissues that hold one bone to another in the joint. from your elbow to your leg, anything in your body that is connected to your bone by a joint is a ligamentte ligaments are located where there are joints in the body, ligaments reduce friction between the bones, making it easier for our joints to move. you can also get different types of ligament e.g blue, white fibro, etc :P