TIS

Chapter 10
Medial and Lateral Collateral Ligament Injuries


  1. Introduction

  2. Pertinent anatomy & biomechanics

    Static:

  3. Mechanism of injury

  4. Diagnosis

  5. Grading (McCue)

  6. Treatment of MCL injuries

    Surgical versus Non-surgical:


    Grades I & II:

    Acute care:


    Early:


    Intermediate:


    Late:


    More severe injuries: PROGRESSION of rehab is the same; only the time frame changes

    Grade II+:


    Grade III:


    Grade III+:


  7. Treatment of LCL injuries
    Grade I: conservative management as above

    Grade II: conservative management with mild to moderate lateral instability peristing

    Grade III: conservative management usually results in persistent functional disability which may progress; surgical repair or reconstruction is the treatment of choice

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