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 » Health Conditions & Diseases Breaks & Sprains

The best pain relievers to treat a partial MCL injury in the knee include ibuprofen, naproxen and aspirin, according to WebMD. While all anti-inflammatory drugs are similar in nature, the dosage timing differs for each d... More » Health Medications & Vitamins

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 » Health Conditions & Diseases Breaks & Sprains
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