MCL Sprain Pain Relief
An MCL sprain is a ligament injury in the knee joint, caused by overextension or rotation beyond the normal range of motion. Whether it’s an injury from work, playing sports, keeping fit or just getting older and not being in the shape we once were, CARESPACE can help.
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Effective treatment for MCL sprains
There are many causes of MCL sprains
An MCL sprain is a very common injury for athletes, particularly those involved in contact sports such as soccer and rugby. Receiving chiropractic care, physiotherapy, and massage therapy are all effective treatments for an MCL sprain. Chiropractors can diagnose and treat the injury through chiropractic adjustments to reduce pain and stiffness. Physiotherapy techniques such as strengthening exercises and stretching can aid in restoring movement and muscle control which may facilitate faster healing of the ligaments. Lastly, massage therapy releases muscle tension around the affected area to help alleviate pain symptoms throughout the healing process.
Get the best treatment to help your MCL sprains
We all know that health and wellness is important, but with so many competing priorities, it’s hard to stay on top of it. CARESPACE provides the best treatment options to help heal your MCL sprain quickly. CARESPACE uses a result-oriented, natural approach to rehabilitation and wellness with your choice of Chiropractic, Massage Therapy and Physiotherapy. CARESPACE practitioners work together to understand both your primary concerns and long-term health goals. Multidisciplinary evidence-based plans are designed to address the root causes and are developed to provide fast and long-lasting relief to ensure you can start living your healthier life today.
An MCL (medial collateral ligament) sprain is an injury to a band of tissue (the MCL) that connects the thighbone to the shinbone on the inner side of your knee. This type of sprain occurs when the ligament is stretched or torn, and is often caused by a direct hit on the outside of the knee joint.
Common symptoms associated with an MCL sprain include swelling and tenderness on the inner side of the knee joint, pain when straightening or bending the knee, and limited range of motion. Additional sensations can include warmth and bruising in the area around the injury. It is important to seek medical attention for proper diagnosis if you suspect an MCL sprain. Undiagnosed or untreated instances can lead to chronic problems down the road that require more intensive forms of treatment in order to heal properly.
For treatment of an MCL sprain, there are various chiropractic, physiotherapeutic and massage therapy methods that can be used. Chiropractors will typically use chiropractic manipulation to reduce swelling and increase blood circulation near the strain and joint. Physiotherapy involves treatments such as ultrasound, electrical stimulation of muscles, compression bandages and exercises that help to strengthen weakened muscles as well as balance strength in opposing muscles. Massage therapy is also often applied for improving overall flexibility and focusing on reducing adhesions in the affected soft tissue which can enhance tissue healing. Furthermore, rest is an important aspect of treating MCL sprains, which often includes limiting potentially aggravating activities and using a brace or tape to limit pain-inducing motion.
Get the best MCL sprain treatment that's right for you
Chiropractors are health care professionals focused on the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal disorders, with an emphasis on treatment through joint manipulation, exercise and education. Available both in-person or online with TeleCARE.
Massage Therapists use a range of soft tissue and joint stimulation techniques. Massage stimulates blood flow, restores muscle elasticity, and relieves built-up tension to repair your body and allow a calmer outlook on life.
Physiotherapists work with you when you’ve experienced a work or sports injury, or are suffering from a chronic condition. You’ll improve strength, increase range of motion to restore your body’s functionality. Available both in-person or online with TeleCARE.
Not sure which discipline to select?
Chiropractic, Massage Therapy and Physiotherapy can all be effective for MCL sprains. Choose any one of the above. Once the initial assessment has been completed, you will be directed to the discipline and practitioner who will be able to deliver the best results.
Still not sure? Simply give us a call at (519) 208-2273 and we will help find the right therapy for your needs.
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