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How Accurate Is The Mri Test For A Mcl Tear
Mri or magnetic resonance imaging is one of the more recently developed imaging modalities available to physicians. It uses powerful magnets to generate images. There is no ionizing radiation which is a major advantage over many other modalities. Mri is the best imaging exam that we have for most soft tissue and joint related problems. There are radiologists ...Read more
Mri completed 15 years ago for damage to the meniscus. No damage meniscus but was told possible MCL but that mris do not pick up MCL tears. ?
I had an soccer injury about 4.5 weeks ago
Got MRI results and it says partial medial CL ( MCL) tear
I can walk fine but I can't bend my k?
Badminton coach.Did an mri.Report says full tear of ACL and grade2 injury to mcl.Reconstruction n rehabiltation please explain..Can i be back to my game?
Yes: You will be able to return to badminton after you heal fully from the acl reconstruction surgery. Usually, it take 1year before you can compete. You will be able to practice at about 5months depending on how your healing progresses. Even professional athletes require 1 year to return to sports. Just ensure that your surgery is performed by a sports medicine specialist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
What's the risk for playing football w/ full thickness tear (MRI) that occured to the MCL 4 weeks ago? My knee feels stable and there is minor pain.
Re- injury: Your orthopedic surgeon can help make the decision when you are ready to return to football.The obvious risk is re-injury. Where was it torn?( off the femur, mid- substance, tibia).Femoral MCL injuries heal quicker. Isolated injury? Your position(interior lineman,defensive back etc.)...skill positions may take longer. Are u wearing a functional knee brace? Have you practiced full- speed in it..? ...Read more
My MRI came in and I have a complete tear to my MCL and a sprained ACL tht happen 2&1/2 weeks ago.. I have a brace and am walking with a very low limp
Re-ask: Sorry, but your actual question was cut off. Please re-ask & clarify. ...Read more
So tired of knee pain. Mcl & meniscus repaired in august but pain still intense. 1-2mm tear showed in most recent mri. Would surgery help?
What treatment for a MRI scan with the following conclusion:posterior third medial meniscal tear with chronic MCL sprain with mild prepatellar bursiti?
Mcl sprain after dislocation of patella. Recent lateral release , meniscus repair . How do they know no tear without mri? Limp, popping noise , pain
My BF (38) injured his right knee during a Badminton Game about a month ago. As per MRI (done today) his MCL is Completely broken. How can he recover?
I tore my MCL in oct 2012 i play soccer year round 1st dev. My MRI isn't till sep 2013. I feel it move weird. I kept playing soccer with a donjoy. Am i hurting it more? Should i get surgery? Future?
Follow MD's orders: What does your doctor say about this? Even without an MRI a physical exam should be able to determine the stability of the knee. If the knee is determined to be unstable, then playing on it can in fact do more damage. Braces do not entirely solve this problem. If unstable, surgery is the best course of action. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
MRI Results:Torn ACL and MCL. Got the results from radiology and PCP office closed until Monday. Any suggestions to help get thru Thxgving Holiday?
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