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Are there any natural remedies to fix a torn mcl?

Are there any natural remedies to fix a torn mcl?

Yes: Many mcl tears can be treated with bracing and pt. It depends on the location of the tear. Ask your orthopaedic surgeon. ...Read more

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Dr. Vic Kalman
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Mcl (Definition)

The medial collateral ligament (MCL) is a wide band of tissue (a ligament) that runs along the inner side of each knee, connecting the thighbone (femur) to the shinbone (tibia), to help stabilize the knee joint. The MCL's main purpose is to prevent knees from bending too far ...Read more


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What's the best treatment for knee injuries involving a torn mcl?

What's the best treatment for knee injuries involving a torn mcl?

Rest, brace : About 90% of mcl injuries heal with time and rest with use of a brace for grade 2 or grade 3 in severity. Many athletes especially return to sports more quickly with a quality rehab program. ...Read more

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What is treatment for MCL scarring after conservative treatment has not worked? Constant pain going on two years

What is treatment for MCL scarring after conservative treatment has not worked? Constant pain going on two years

MCL injury: Surgery unlikely if only an isolated mcl issue. Get MRI and orthopedic eval to check for other issues such as meniscus, loose body, acl, pcl. ...Read more

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Mri rpt medial meniscus slightly displaced degenrative tear thickened MCL complex what's the best treatment options i am47 yr old i will b very greatfl?

Mri rpt medial meniscus slightly displaced degenrative tear thickened MCL complex what's the best treatment options i am47 yr old i will b very greatfl?

Arthroscopic surgery: If this is symptomatic with pain, catching ; giving way, this is a sign that u r causing damage 2 ur articular cartilage ; should b scoped ; taken care of. Every time it catches there is some damage bing done. These r permanent changes ; u want ur joint 2 last a long time. ...Read more

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What treatment for a MRI scan with the following conclusion:posterior third medial meniscal tear with chronic MCL sprain with mild prepatellar bursiti?

What treatment for a MRI scan with the following conclusion:posterior third medial meniscal tear with chronic MCL sprain with mild prepatellar bursiti?

Surgery?: A torn medial meniscus usually does not heal, the ligament sprain will heal on its own. If you are having pain, locking or instability, then you may need arthroscopic surgery to treat the meniscus tear. ...Read more

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Can I continue to play basketball if i've torn my mcl?

Can I continue to play basketball if i've torn my mcl?

Yes: Yes but not until after it heals, which may take 2-4 weeks for a grade 1 sprain, 4-6 weeks for a grade 2 partial tear, or 6-8 weeks for a full thickness tear. Returning to play prematurely may worsen the injury, delay the healing, or lead to additional injuries from a still unstable knee. ...Read more

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Is it safe for me to be biking with a partially torn MCL (medial collateral ligament)?

Is it safe for me to be biking with a partially torn MCL (medial collateral ligament)?

Yes if comfortable: Biking does not stress the mcl so you should be fine if you do not have pain. If you do, a brace may be useful. ...Read more

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What to do if I have possibly torn my acl, miniscus, or mcl. How long would my full recovery be?

What to do if I have possibly torn my acl, miniscus, or mcl. How long would my full recovery be?

See ORS: Your question about the possibility of injury to these knee ligaments and cartilage is too vague.U need to be examined and see exactly what has been injured specifically because the treatment will vary. Meniscus tears alone may require arthroscopic surgery. Acl , and mcl injuries treatment differs esp. @ age 49 w/ severity of instability, activity level, etc..See a board certified ors. ...Read more

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My MCL and lcl are torn but i'm 17 years old. I'm very active should I get surgery or wait it out ?

My MCL and lcl are torn but i'm 17 years old. I'm very active should I get surgery or wait it out
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Let me explain: If you have torn mcl it depend how bad the tear if it is severe i believe surgery is the best option especially if you lcl injury. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Natural Remedies (Definition)

Natural remedies are plant based supplements to help with different symptoms people have. They are found ...Read more