https://www.webmd.com/pain-management/knee-pain/mcl-injury-what-to-know

Dec 24, 2018 ... The MCL (medial collateral ligament) is a band of tissue that runs along the inner edge of your knee. It helps to connect your shin and thigh ...

https://www.uofmhealth.org/health-library/abn2411

An MCL injury is a sprain or tear to the medial collateral ligament. The MCL is a band of tissue on the inside of your knee. It connects your thighbone to the bone  ...

https://www.cedars-sinai.org/health-library/diseases-and-conditions/m/medial-collateral-ligament-tears.html

The medial collateral ligament's main function is to prevent the leg from extending too far inward, but it also helps keep the knee stable and allows it to rotate.

https://www.healthline.com/health/medial-collateral-ligament-mcl-injury-of-the-knee

May 4, 2017 ... The medial collateral ligament (MCL) is located on the inner aspect, or part, of your knee, outside the joint. Injury to the MCL is often called an ...

https://orthoinfo.aaos.org/en/diseases--conditions/collateral-ligament-injuries/

The collateral ligaments -- medial (MCL) and lateral (LCL) -- are found on the sides of your knee. ... Knee ligament sprains or tears are a common sports injury.

https://kidshealth.org/en/teens/mcl-injuries.html

A torn medial collateral ligament (MCL) is a serious knee injury, especially for athletes. Ligaments are long, rope-like bands that fasten bones together. The MCL ...

https://www.physio-pedia.com/Medial_Collateral_Ligament_Injury_of_the_Knee

A medial collateral ligament (MCL) injury is a stretch, partial tear, or complete tear of the ligament on the inside of the knee. It is one of the most common knee ...

https://www.ucsfhealth.org/conditions/mcl_tear/treatment.html

The initial treatment for most grade 1, 2 or 3 MCL tears focuses on reducing the ... If the torn ligament does not heal sufficiently, you may experience instability in ...

https://www.ucsfhealth.org/conditions/mcl_tear/

Injuries to the MCL commonly occur as a result of a strong force hitting the outside of the knee that causes the MCL – and, possibly, other ligaments on the inside ...

https://physioworks.com.au/injuries-conditions-1/medial-collateral-ligament-sprain

Feb 14, 2019 ... With a moderate Grade II MCL sprain, the knee ligament tears partially. Knee swelling and bruising are common, and use of the knee joint is ...