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Prophylactic hinged knee bracing for contact athletes has shown a trend towards decreased rates for which types of injuries?
ACL and MCL tears
ACL, MCL and ankle ligament tears
MCL and ankle ligament tears
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All of the following are true regarding grade III medial collateral ligament (MCL) tears of the knee EXCEPT:
Proximal ruptures have decreased residual valgus laxity following nonoperative treatment than distal ruptures
They result in greater than 10 mm of valgus opening
They can result in a Stener-type lesion
They require operative repair when there is a concomitant anterior cruciate ligament tear
Proximal ruptures have better healing potential with nonoperative treatment than distal ruptures