A 31-year-old member asked:
how can i improve mcl injury without surgery?
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Orthopedic Surgery 35 years experience
Several: First what is the severity? Step one after injury is ice, elevation and compression. Crutches may be necessary if your a limping. Next, obtain pain free range of motion. Progressive strengthening follows with closed chain exercises and open chain. Once your strength is 80% of the normal side you can begin jogging then a running progression. How long it takes to get back depends on the severity.
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Last updated Jul 13, 2014
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