I have discussed many papers and my clinical experience on ligament injuries and how they can be debilitating. I am going to give to you two links where NFL players could not play because of a ligament injury. Insurance companies routinely argue that ligament injuries are only "soft tissue self resolving" injuries and that most treatment in unnecessary and that the injury its self, will not have any long term effect. In this link, the QB could not play because he has a injured ligament in his non throwing hand. We know clinically that this is painful and disabling. Here . . .
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