Knee Medial Collateral Ligament Injury Treatment

Medial collateral ligament (MCL) injury is a stretch, partial tear, or complete tear of the ligament on the inside of the knee

The medial collateral ligament (MCL) extends from the upper-inside surface of the shin bone to the bottom-inside surface of the thigh bone. The ligament stabilizes the joint on the inside of the knee

The MCL is usually injured by pressure placed on the knee joint from the outside.

It is often injured at the same time as an ACL

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I was standing inside my shower/tub, the kind with sliding glass doors where you have to step over the tub's side to exit. I realized after washing my hair that I had forgotten my face wash outside on the vanity countertop, so with the water running and still wet I exited, grabbed the face wash, and went to step over ....
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On a Saturday afternoon taking my little sister to gymnastics. My mum ask me to stay with my little sister, so I did. Eventually my little sister friend ask me if I can back handspring and do tumblings. I said yes and show them. When I did the mid air jump and landed awkwardly with my right leg I felt ....

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Category
Name Average Result Healed Helped
a Lot
Helped
a Little
No Change Made Worse
All Treatments (average)
3.6
(69)
22 20 6 19 2
Drugs and Supplements
Anti-inflammatory Medication (NSAID)
4.5
4 1 1
Drugs and Supplements
Naproxen Sodium - Aleve - Anaprox - Naprelan
4.0
1
Exercise
Exercise
4.0
1 1
Exercise
Strengthening
3.8
3 1
Exercise
Walking
3.7
2 2 2
Exercise
Proper Posture
2.7
1 2
Exercise
Running
2.5
1 1 5 1
Exercise
Aerobics Exercises
2.4
1 3 1
Medical Devices and Equipment
Knee brace
4.2
2 3 1
Medical Devices and Equipment
Splint
3.5
2 2
Surgery
Knee Arthroscopy
3.5
1 1
Therapy
Ice
4.3
3 2 1
Therapy
Physical Therapy
4.2
2 2 1
Therapy
Bed Rest
4.0
1
Therapy
Rest
3.8
3 1 2
Therapy
Leg Elevation
3.0
2 2
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