Overview

The medial collateral ligament (MCL) is located on the inside of the knee. Ligaments hold bones together; the MCL connects the top of the shinbone (tibia) to the bottom of the thighbone (femur). Ligaments also add stability and strength to a joint[read article]

Tests for Sprain of medial collateral ligament of knee

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Apley Test
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A joint X-ray takes images of your joints. It is used to detect joint problems.X-rays use small amounts of radiation to take pictures of bones, organs, and other st...  More
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A magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) test uses magnets and radio waves to capture images inside your body without making a surgical incision. An MRI can be performed ...  More
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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Knee arthroscopy is a technique used to diagnose and treat problems in the knee joint. During the procedure, your surgeon will make a very small incision and insert...  More
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A CT (computed tomography) scan is a type of X-ray that can show cross-sectional images of a specific area of the body. A CT scan of your knee helps doctors diagnos...  More
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Medical Procedures for Sprain of medial collateral ligament of knee

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Immobilization
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According to the American Physical Therapy Association, the goal of physical therapy or physiotherapy is to improve mobility, restore function, reduce pain, and pre...  More
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Pain Management
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Surgical Procedures for Sprain of medial collateral ligament of knee

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Repair of Medial Collateral Ligament of Knee Joint
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Prescribed Medications for Sprain of medial collateral ligament of knee

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IBUPROFEN (eye BYOO proe fen) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used for dental pain, fever, headaches or migraines, osteoarthritis, rheumato...  More
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NAPROXEN (na PROX en) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used to reduce swelling and to treat pain. This medicine may be used for dental pain,...  More
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Over the Counter Medications for Sprain of medial collateral ligament of knee

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IBUPROFEN (eye BYOO proe fen) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used for dental pain, fever, headaches or migraines, osteoarthritis, rheumato...  More
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NAPROXEN (na PROX en) is a non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). It is used to reduce swelling and to treat pain. This medicine may be used for dental pain,...  More
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Self Care for Sprain of medial collateral ligament of knee

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Avoid Strenuous Physical Activity
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Apply Cold Compresses
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Rest
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Application of Ice Packs
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Elevation of Leg
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