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Different Types Of Knee Sprains, Symptoms & Treatment Options

Different Types Of Knee Sprains, Symptoms & Treatment Options

Admin 13/12/2013 0
A knee sprain is an injury to the ligament of the knee. The severity of a knee sprain may vary from a subtle stretch to a complete tear of the affected ligament. There are three types of sprains:Grade 1: A slight stretch of the ligament, resulting in pain and swellingGrade 2: A slight tear in the ligament; pain is often disablingGrade 3: A complete tear of the ligament, this may require surgery  Anatomy Of The Lateral Collateral, Medial Collateral, Anterior Cruciate & Posterior Cruciate Ligament Most knee sprains involve the tearing of the medial collateral ligament (MCL), situated in the medial part of the knee and the lateral ligament or th...
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