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Wrestling Protect Mcl
No: American academy of orthopaedic surgeons & american academy of pediatrics have concluded that there is no good evidence that prophylactic (protective) knee braces prevent injuries. Wearing a brace may feel like there is knee protection in place, but it won't protect the mcl from a direct lateral impact. Its better to work on strength training, conditioning, technique refinement and flexibility. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
I do not thing so?: Not to have medial collateral ligament of the knee from congenital reason, I do not find case in the liteleture. To have torn mcl it is very possible, and you could function with it but this effect the knee and cause arthritis early beside other problems. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ligament retears: Whether or not one regains full knee function is determined by the severity of the tear as well as accompanying structural damage to other knee structures. Therefore a ist degree MCL tear torn without any other injured structures will heal well even if down the line one sustains another tear of the same magnitude. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Get evaluated: If you tore your mcl, there would be pain along the inside of your knee. Unfortunately, many other conditions can cause this symptom. The best way to know if it is torn is to have the knee evaluated by an orthopedist. ...Read more
MCL: Injury to the medial collateral ligament (mcl) is a common sports injury. These injuries are graded as grade i, ii or iii which is akin to mild, moderate, severe. Most isolated mcl injuries heal without the need for surgery. Depending on the severity of injury, the healing time can vary between 6 and 10 weeks. ...Read more
MCL: Little to no pain, and the ability to return to your full level of desired activity with no issue. Clinicians will be able to tell if the laxity in your mcl has decreased, meaning it has healed. Good luck and hope this helps! ...Read more
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