Grade 2 Medial Knee Injuries – “I’ve done my MCL”

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The MCL (Medial Collateral Ligament) is stressed with a valgus +/- an external rotation force to the knee. A typical mechanism for this is a block tackle, which can include an external rotation element. Landing and change of direction may also be reported as the cause.

Return To Running After Complex Knee Injury

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ACL injuries remain one of the most difficult for athletes to deal with from an emotional and psychological point of view.

The mechanism of injury is often a traumatic experience and whilst not necessarily hugely painful after the initial moment (depending on any additional structures involved) the most common feeling experienced is one of shock.