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Can you walk normally with an MCL tear?

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Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Usually limp

A small tear may not hurt bad and you may walk fine.
A bad tear hurts and makes you unstable side to side.

In brief: Usually limp

A small tear may not hurt bad and you may walk fine.
A bad tear hurts and makes you unstable side to side.
Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
Dr. Frederick Buechel, jr. md
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Dr. John Ayres
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: No

Typically you will limp becasue your knee hurts, but if you are careful you can mask your limp and walk nearly normally.

In brief: No

Typically you will limp becasue your knee hurts, but if you are careful you can mask your limp and walk nearly normally.
Dr. John Ayres
Dr. John Ayres
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