LCL injury

LCL injury

Lateral collateral ligament injury, see there.
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Nursing an LCL injury, Jalalon was stuck in the sidelines doing therapy with the Hotshots PTs, watching helplessly as coach Chito Victolero laid down the groundwork in the team's first week of practices.
While there is some positive news for the player in that it is an LCL problem and not a cruciate ligament, which is far more serious, and there is limited damage, it is still likely to sideline him for six to eight weeks - a typical LCL injury can often require three months' recovery.
No OBSERVATIONS CASES PERCENTAGE % TOUT OF 138 1 1 ACL tear 71 51 2 PCL tear 14 10 3 MCL injury 21 15 4 LCL injury 17 12 5 Chondromalacia patella 19 14 6 Bone marrow edema/ contusion 53 38 7 Joint effusion 104 75 8 Tendon tear 6 4 9 Medial meniscus tear 66 48 10 Lateral meniscus tear 28 20 11 Osteoarthritis 24 17 TABLE 2: Correlation of biomechanics involved with different types of injuries BIOMECHANICS ACL PCL MCL INJURY INJURY INJURY External Rotation 39 2 6 Hyperextension 33 8 4 Internal Rotation 25 -- -- Direct Trauma 7 3 11 Twisting 11 1 -- Squatting -- -- -- BIOMECHANICS LCL MEDIAL LATERAL INJURY MENISCUS MENISCUS INJURY INJURY External Rotation 0 25 -- Hyperextension 5 3 -- Internal Rotation 3 -- 16 Direct Trauma 9 2 -- Twisting -- 33 10 Squatting -- 7 2
After 12 weeks, a gross and biomechanical analysis demonstrated that only one LCL injury healed and no popliteus tendons healed.