There are a variety of different types of knee ligament injury but the most common are damages to the anterior cruciate ligament, posterior cruciate ligament, lateral collateral ligament and medial collateral ligament (ACL, PCL, LCL and MCL).
There are millions of cruciate ligament damage each year with approximately 2 million ACL injuries alone. There are 3 stages when it comes to cruciate ligament tear and they can be categorised by;
Grade 1 – stretching of the ligament but no tear
Grade 2 – a small tear, but also a stretching of the ligament
Grade 3 – a complete tear of the ligament or almost full tear.
Have you ever suffered with a knee ligament damage? Or are you suffering with it now and have not been seen by a qualified healthcare practitioner? Then this is the blog for you to read!
The chances of reoccurrence in knee ligament injury highly varies from between 1-20% in ACL ligament damage, this also varies amongst PCL, MCL and LCL injuries.
The sooner you get seen by a qualified allied healthcare professional like ourselves here at Osteopathic Consultancy the sooner you can understand what is going on, the type of injury you are suffering and also what can be done to help you!
Why You Should See a Healthcare Professional
So what will happen when you come to see a healthcare professional? We will do an in depth case history to fully understand the extent of what has gone on, going through a thorough medical history screening questionnaire, examining the area and surrounding areas and the give you an in-depth explanation of what we feel is going on and also the avenues of treatment and rehab we feel will be effective in the management of your presentation.
Get Started on Your Journey to Recovery
Have you been left frustrated when seeing someone who told you that they could help? We at Osteopathic Consultancy care and we can help with a variety of different injuries around the body, one of them being Knee pain!
So why waste any time and get booked in to see one of our fully qualified professionals to help you get started on helping yourself!