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

The MCL's primary function is to prevent the leg from over-extending inward, but it ... of the knee, such as the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) – to stretch or tear.

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

Function. The medial collateral ligament is recognised as being a primary static stabiliser of the knee and assists in passively stabilising ...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Medial_collateral_ligament

The medial collateral ligament (MCL), or tibial collateral ligament (TCL), is one of the four major ligaments of the knee. It is on the medial (inner) side of the knee joint in humans and other primates. Its primary function is to resist outward turning forces on the knee.

https://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=8860

The medial collateral ligament of the knee is on the inner side of the joint, ... The knee functions to allow movement of the leg and is critical to normal walking.

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.sciencedirect.com/topics/medicine-and-dentistry/medial-collateral-ligament

Medial collateral ligament syndrome is characterized by pain at the medial aspect of .... The primary function of the MCL is to resist valgus-producing forces ( Fig.

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. Injuries to the collateral ligaments are usually caused by a force ...

https://www.healthline.com/human-body-maps/tibial-collateral-ligament

Apr 9, 2015 ... The tibial collateral ligament is also called the superficial medial collateral ligament. It is about eight to ten centimeters long and stretches from ...

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK507780/

It is composed of a superficial medial collateral ligament ... deep ligaments each have a unique function, making the MCL ...

https://josr-online.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s13018-017-0566-3

Apr 21, 2017 ... In the extended position, the superficial medial collateral ligament ... This model can effectively analyze the biomechanical functions of the ...