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What is an MCL Injury?
UR Medicine's Treatments for MCL Injury
Our team uses advanced diagnostic methods to determine the full extent of your injury. With this information, we can decide which treatment approach will have the best outcome for you.
- Conservative treatments: Rest, medication, and physical therapy are often the most effective ways to treat an injury.
- Injection therapy: Some conditions respond well to medication applied directly at the point of injury. Our doctors use ultrasound to guide them to the exact right spot.
- Surgical Treatments: Using a tiny camera slipped through a small incision, our surgeons can see inside your injured joint. They watch their progress on a video monitor while they repair torn tendons and ligaments, reshape bones, or remove fragments of bone and cartilage. When a major injury requires it, our surgeons use the most advanced techniques to repair and rebuild bones and joints.
What Sets Us Apart?
UR Medicine's Orthopaedics & Physical Performance is a national leader in treating these kinds of injuries. Our surgeons bring decades of experience and training in all of the most advanced treatments, and studies have shown that doctors who perform thousands of surgeries have the best outcomes. All of our doctors treating MCL injuries are fellowship-trained—the highest level of achievement in their field.
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