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  • MCL Surgery Recovery Time and What to Expect

    MCL Surgery Recovery Time and What to Expect

    Ligament tears in the knee aren’t uncommon, but usually, it’s injuries of the ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) we hear about. That’s because of all knee ligament injuries, ACL injuries tend to be most common. Other main ligaments of the knee include — the MCL, the PCL and the LCL — can be injured, too.

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  • Jumper’s Knee: Treatment and Healing

    Jumper’s Knee: Treatment and Healing

    When you think about all you put your knees through in a day of regular activity, it’s no surprise that knee pain and stiffness are among the most common medical complaints for both women and men. Lots of problems can cause knee pain, and if you’re an athlete, your risk of pain is even greater.

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  • ACL Surgery vs Total Knee Replacement Surgery

    ACL Surgery vs Total Knee Replacement Surgery

    Millions of Americans have knee pain, and most times, it resolves with a little TLC. Sometimes, though, knee surgery is required. Both total knee replacement and ACL reconstruction surgery can be used to repair serious knee damage that causes severe pain. Here’s how the two surgeries compare.

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  • The Basics of Knee Cartilage Replacement

    The Basics of Knee Cartilage Replacement

    Can knee cartilage heal on its own? What is knee cartilage replacement? What is recovery like for knee cartilage repair patients? Is knee cartilage repair right for me? Knee pain is one of the most common types of pain among both men and women — especially chronic or recurring knee pain.

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  • LCL Surgery and Recovery Timeline

    LCL Surgery and Recovery Timeline

    Lateral collateral ligament (LCL) tears may not be as common as tears of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). But when a severe LCL tear occurs, you’re almost certainly going to need surgery to repair the damage and restore strength, stability and function in your knee. Here’s how to tell if your LCL is torn and what to expect during and following your surgery to repair it.

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