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ACL injuries occur to the anterior cruciate ligament, while MCL injuries occur to the medial collateral ligament, according to Ohio State University Sports Medicine. Both injuries are common in sports that put stress on ... More »

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According to Medline Plus, MCL stands for medial collateral ligament. The MCL is located on the inside of a human knee. It connects the lower, inner surface of the thigh bone to the upper, inner surface of the shin bone.... More »

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Symptoms of a MCL, or medial collateral ligament, sprain include swelling, bruising, pain and tenderness in the knee, according to WebMD. Pain and difficulty with knee movement increase in the hours after the initial inj... More »

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According to Janelle Martel for Healthline, symptoms of a medial collateral ligament injury include pain and swelling in the knee joint, a feeling of instability when placing weight on the knee, a popping sound in the kn... More »

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Surgical repairs of ACL or meniscus injuries typically involve minimally invasive arthroscopic procedures with small incisions around the knee that allow quicker recovery, less scarring and more comfortable rehabilitatio... More »

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Symptoms of an ACL injury include hearing a “pop” and knee swelling, according to WebMD. Knee swelling is often a sign of bleeding inside the joint. Another symptom is an unstable knee joint. More »

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An ACL tear is a partial or complete rip of the anterior cruciate ligament, one of the four knee ligaments that stabilize the joint, according to MedicineNet.com. An ACL tear is a frequent knee injury, occurring when a p... More »

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