By definition, a knee sprain is an injury to a knee ligament. The sprain may vary in severity from a slight stretch to a complete tear of the ligament.
A mild, or grade 1, sprain simply stretches the ligament and causes pain and
Most ligament injuries of the knee involve a tearing of either the
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