Reconstruction medial collateral ligament

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Procedure Information

What is Reconstruction Medial Collateral Ligament?

Reconstruction medial collateral ligament is a surgical procedure that replaces a torn or damaged ligament in the knee joint with a new ligament. It is typically used when nonsurgical treatments like physical therapy and bracing have failed.

Why would I get Reconstruction Medial Collateral Ligament?

Reconstruction medial collateral ligament may be recommended if you have an injury or condition that leads to a tear in the knee's medial collateral ligament, such as an ACL or MCL tear or a sports-related injury. This procedure may also be recommended to treat a number of other knee-related issues, such as instability and chronic pain due to a previous injury.

What happens during Reconstruction Medial Collateral Ligament?

During the procedure, the damaged ligament is removed and replaced with an artificial graft, which is attached to the bones of the knee joint. The area of the knee will then be closed with stitches and a bandage may be applied.

What to expect after Reconstruction Medial Collateral Ligament?

Following the procedure, you will likely need to use crutches while you recover. You will also need to wear a knee brace and use physical therapy to help you regain your strength and range of motion. You may need to be on a light activity level for several weeks, and it may take as long as 6 to 9 months to heal completely.

Conclusion

Reconstruction medial collateral ligament is a surgical procedure used to replace a torn or damaged ligament in the knee joint with an artificial graft. It may be recommended by a doctor if nonsurgical treatments failed to provide relief for a knee-related injury or condition. After the procedure, you can expect to use crutches, wear a knee brace, and go through physical therapy for several weeks. It may take 6 to 9 months to heal sufficiently.

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