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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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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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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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The treatment for a ligament tear, commonly referred to as a sprain, includes keeping weight off of the ligament, icing the area, adding compression to the area and elevating the injury, according to WebMD. This treatmen... 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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Symptoms of an anterior labral tear include loss of strength, decreased range of motion, pain with overhead activities and daily activities, and a sense of instability in the shoulder, states the American Academy of Orth... More »

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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 »

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