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Ligaments were fibrous, stretchy tissues that connected bones in the body.

In 2153, Travis Mayweather tore a couple of ligaments in his ankle, which he had also broken, after fallen down a cliff on Xantoras. (ENT: "The Breach")

In 2367, the ligaments around Miles O'Brien's elbow were severely twisted after he fell while hanging a plant for his wife; at that moment Paxans had attacked the USS Enterprise-D, rendering the crew unconscious. (TNG: "Clues")

In 2368, Kristin tore ligaments in her neck diving off the Cliffs of Heaven in a holoprogram. (TNG: "Conundrum")

In 2371, Walter Baxter strained a ligament in his arm while working out in the USS Voyager's gymnasium. (VOY: "Eye of the Needle")

Later that year, Kasidy Yates' brother tore some ligaments in his knee while playing baseball on Cestus III. (DS9: "Family Business")

After having sex with Grilka in 2373, Quark was left with torn ligaments along with several other injuries. (DS9: "Looking for par'Mach in All the Wrong Places")

In 2374, the USS Voyager crew discovered the remains of an alien that had undergone an osteotomy which included the removal of its ligaments. (VOY: "Hunters")

In 2375, Miles O'Brien's ligaments needed time to knit together with the clavicular joint after Doctor Julian Bashir had repaired his torn rotator cuff. (DS9: "Take Me Out to the Holosuite")

Later that year, Seven of Nine accidentally tore a ligament in William Chapman's shoulder while they were dancing. (VOY: "Someone to Watch Over Me")

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