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How can I improve MCL injury without surgery?
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Dr. Vic Kalman
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In brief: Several
First what is the severity? Step one after injury is ice, elevation and compression.
Crutches may be necessary if your a limping. Next, obtain pain free range of motion. Progressive strengthening follows with closed chain exercises and open chain. Once your strength is 80% of the normal side you can begin jogging then a running progression. How long it takes to get back depends on the severity.

In brief: Several
First what is the severity? Step one after injury is ice, elevation and compression.
Crutches may be necessary if your a limping. Next, obtain pain free range of motion. Progressive strengthening follows with closed chain exercises and open chain. Once your strength is 80% of the normal side you can begin jogging then a running progression. How long it takes to get back depends on the severity.
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