Medial Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injury
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This condition is an injury to the medial ulnar collateral ligament, a ligament composed of three bands located on the inner side of the elbow. The MUCL connects the humerus to the ulna. Injury to the MUCL can cause pain, weakness and sometimes a feeling of instability in the arm.
What is a medial ulnar collateral ligament injury?
This detailed video describes a medial ulnar collateral ligament injury, including its causes, symptoms, and treatment. With this injury, treatment depends on how badly you've injured the ligament. You may benefit from rest, medications and injections. Physical therapy may help. A complete tear can be fixed with surgery. Your healthcare provider can create a plan that's right for you.