A 16-year-old member asked:
can you tear your mcl during a squat lift accident?
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Orthopedic Surgery 37 years experience
Yes: The mcl is tighter in flexion than in extension so you could sprain or tear it doing squats.
6.4k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Specializes in Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Yes: The mcl is the most commonly injured knee ligament. Any load applied to the outside of the knee can injure the mcl. The severity if the sprain determines the treatment.
6.1k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Sep 11, 2014
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