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MCL Tear

Symptoms

The medial collateral ligament (MCL) connects the thigh bone (femur) to the shin bone (tibia) on the inside of the knee and provides stability.

 

The most common symptoms associated with Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tears

include:

  • Pain & swelling.
  • Bruising.
  • Instability.
Causes

The most common causes of Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Tears include:

  • A strong force/blow to the outside of the knee.
Treatment

Collateral Ligament Knee Bracing

Braces return stability to the inside and outside of the knee. Braces prevent buckling, reduce pain and protect from further injury to the ligaments. They provide enough stability to return an individual to their activities of daily living with a greater sense of security.