Knee condition treatment

Lateral collateral ligament (LCL) injury

What is lateral collateral ligament (LCL) injury?

Symptoms: what are the signs?

Causes: why has this happened?

Treatment options: treatments to suit you

Treatment options: self help

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Treatment options: physiotherapy

Treatment options: medicines

Treatment options: surgery

More information from Bupa Knee Clinic

    • Collateral ligament injuries. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. www.orthoinfo.aaos.org, published March 2014
    • Medial collateral and lateral collateral ligament injury. Medscape. www.emedicine.medscape.com, published 20 July 2015
    • Soft tissue knee injury. Medscape. www.emedicine.medscape.com, published 28 April 2014
    • Lateral collateral knee ligament injury. Medscape. www.emedicine.medscape.com, published 9 March 2015
    • Knee ligament injuries. PatientPlus. www.patient.info/patientplus, published 18 February 2014
    • Knee pain. NICE Clinical Knowledge Summaries. www.cks.nice.org.uk, published March 2011
  • Reviewed by Dylan Merkett, Bupa Health Content Team, October 2015.

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