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Can you tear your MCL during a squat lift accident?

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Dr. Greg Hicken
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction
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In brief: Yes

The mcl is the most commonly injured knee ligament.
Any load applied to the outside of the knee can injure the mcl. The severity if the sprain determines the treatment.

In brief: Yes

The mcl is the most commonly injured knee ligament.
Any load applied to the outside of the knee can injure the mcl. The severity if the sprain determines the treatment.
Dr. Greg Hicken
Dr. Greg Hicken
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Dr. John Ayres
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Yes

The mcl is tighter in flexion than in extension so you could sprain or tear it doing squats.

In brief: Yes

The mcl is tighter in flexion than in extension so you could sprain or tear it doing squats.
Dr. John Ayres
Dr. John Ayres
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