A 24-year-old female asked:
Mri shows inflammation as well as bone bruising at femoral mcl attachment. what are the causes of this and the treatment required? 3 months post-injury and still having pain, how much longer until 100%?
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Addiction Medicine 42 years experience
Healing is slow: Tendons and bones heal relatively slowly particularly when undue stress on them continues, inflammation present, or blood supply compromised. Other reasons for slow healing are relatively rare.
Address potential impediments to healing and healing will be faster. 100%? I think the healing is never 100% but with time should not significantly interfere with what you want to do or feel.
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Last updated Feb 21, 2020
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