Medial / Lateral Collateral Injuries


Medial / Lateral Collateral Injuries

Ligaments are strong bands of tissue that add strength and give stability to a joint. The medial and lateral collateral ligaments of the knee can be damaged when the knee is hit on the outer side, as can occur in football or hockey. This video looks at how these injuries are treated and what can be done to prevent them.

Medical Reviewer: Joseph, Thomas, MD
Medical Reviewer: Sather, Rita, RN
Medical Reviewer: Turley, Raymond Kent, BSN, MSN, RN

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