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Sprained my knee but could it be worse?

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Dr. Mark Hutchinson
Orthopedic Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: Sure

A sprain implies a partially stretched ligament which usually heals by itself.
Worse things include a complete ligament tear, multiple ligament tears, cartilage injuries, meniscus tears or fractures.

In brief: Sure

A sprain implies a partially stretched ligament which usually heals by itself.
Worse things include a complete ligament tear, multiple ligament tears, cartilage injuries, meniscus tears or fractures.
Dr. Mark Hutchinson
Dr. Mark Hutchinson
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Dr. David Bailie
Orthopedic Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

A sprain by definition is a tear of a ligament- get it checked as some sprains are very severe and need surgery while others just rest and maybe a little therapy.

In brief: Yes

A sprain by definition is a tear of a ligament- get it checked as some sprains are very severe and need surgery while others just rest and maybe a little therapy.
Dr. David Bailie
Dr. David Bailie
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