are short bands of tough, flexible tissue, made up of lots of individual fibres, which connect the bones of the body together. Ligaments can be found connecting most of the bones in the body. The function of a ligament is to provide a passive limit to amount of movement between your bones.
Compression with a knee sleeve or ACE bandage and the range-of-motion exercises will also help reduce swelling. Retain muscle strength. The number of sets and reps and will vary, depending on your injury, but the exercises include straight leg lifts, squats, static squats, leg extensions, leg curls, and leg presses.