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How to treat a strained mcl/lcl ?

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Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine

In brief: Rest, maybe meds

Rest..Or take it easy and allow it to heal.
Gentle range of motion, stretching, heat to stimulate/increase blood flow, and some antinflammatory medications can help. If it is severe and you experience peristent pain etc...Check with your doc.

In brief: Rest, maybe meds

Rest..Or take it easy and allow it to heal.
Gentle range of motion, stretching, heat to stimulate/increase blood flow, and some antinflammatory medications can help. If it is severe and you experience peristent pain etc...Check with your doc.
Dr. Bac Nguyen
Dr. Bac Nguyen
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Justin Fuehrer
Emergency Medicine

In brief: RICE

The acronym "rice" is generally the most appropriate initial treatment for these kinds of issues.
If the below do not help to alleviate symptoms in the next week, please see your physician. R-rest i- ice c- compression, such as ace wrap. E- elevation to decrease swelling. Supplemented with over the counter pain relievers.

In brief: RICE

The acronym "rice" is generally the most appropriate initial treatment for these kinds of issues.
If the below do not help to alleviate symptoms in the next week, please see your physician. R-rest i- ice c- compression, such as ace wrap. E- elevation to decrease swelling. Supplemented with over the counter pain relievers.
Justin Fuehrer
Justin Fuehrer
Answer assisted by Justin Fuehrer, Medical Student
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