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A 33-year-old member asked:

Is it possible to sprain your mcl while wearing a acl brace?

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Dr. Joe Wilkinson
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
Yes: Brace gives limited support to severe or complex forces. Many forces can overcome the support of a brace.
Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry 22 years experience
It is possible.: If the forces are high enough you may sustain further injuries.

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A 35-year-old member asked:

Can you sprain your MCL even when you are wearing a ACL brace?

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Dr. Vic Kalman
Orthopedic Surgery 35 years experience
Yes: Wearing a brace does not guarantee ligament injury. ...But it could have been worse if you did not wear it.
A 33-year-old member asked:

Is it possible to sprain your MCL while wearing a ACL brace?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Joe Wilkinson
Orthopedic Surgery 44 years experience
Yes: Brace gives limited support to severe or complex forces. Many forces can overcome the support of a brace.

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