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A knee sprain happens when a ligament is stretched or torn. There are four major ligaments in the knee: the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), the posterior cruciate ligament (PCL), the medial collateral ligament (MCL), and the lateral collateral ligament (LCL).
Orthopedic doctors at Dignity Health - St. Rose Dominican specialize in treating a wide variety of knee injuries, including knee sprains in Las Vegas and Henderson, NV. For the expertise you need, call 702.616.4900 or Find a Doctor with our online tool.
Signs and symptoms of knee sprain may begin at the moment of injury or shortly afterwards. Symptoms may include:
If you have one or more of these symptoms, meet with a doctor at Dignity Health - St. Rose Dominican for a diagnosis.
Knee sprains are caused when the knee is bent or twisted in the wrong direction. These injuries can happen while playing sports, performing a physically-demanding job, or working around the house.
You can sprain your knee by:
Our orthopedic and sports medicine experts at Dignity Health - St. Rose Dominican specialize in helping patients of all ages recover from and prevent all types of sprains. For more complex knee injuries, our Siena Campus earned a Joint Commission Certification for our Joint Replacement-Knee program.
Less severe knee injuries, like sprains and strains, can often be treated effectively using rest, ice, compression, and elevation (RICE).
For a severe sprain, a doctor at a Dignity Health - St. Rose Dominican hospital may recommend an over-the-counter pain reliever or crutches to aid your recovery process.
If your doctor determines that your knee needs to be stabilized while it heals, you might wear a knee brace or splint for a period of time. Physical therapy and rehabilitation may be necessary to help strengthen your knee.