How Do You Recover From An MCL Sprain?
Imagine playing your favorite sport. You speed up and dodge one way, then quickly dart back the other while falling to one knee. You feel a pop on the inside of your leg, next to your knee. The next morning, you wake up and can’t walk on that leg. It could be an MCL sprain. Rehab for this type of an injury is time consuming, and it’s important you don’t do any activities to aggravate the knee during the healing process. This ‘How to’ should not in any way replace going to the doctor or seeking any kind of medical attention. How to Recover From an MCL Sprain Step 1 Visit your doctor. You can go to a general physician or to an orthopedic specialist for this. The doctor will x-ray the knee to make sure nothing is broken, and possibly perform an MRI of your knee to check to see if there is any severe damage to the meniscus or other cartilage within the knee, which would require surgery to repair. Step 2 Follow your doctor’s orders. The doctor will probably write you a prescription for some