A 44-year-old member asked:
What is the best way to heal an lcl strain quickly?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Orthopedic Surgery 24 years experience
Rest: An lcl tear is a serious injury. If the lcl is completely torn, there is no good way to restore its function without surgery. If it is partially torn, there is no good way to speed up healing. So the best recommendation is to see a good sports medicine orthopedic surgeon to correctly diagnose the injury and act appropriately!
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A 30-year-old member asked:
How to heal an lcl strain quick?
3 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Sports Medicine 39 years experience
No quick answer: A mild grade 1 lcl tear will heal in
A grade 2-3 tear may require a cast
or brace for up to 6 weeks to allow healing
if an injury occurs, unfortunately it takes
time to heal prior to return to sports.
5.7k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Last updated Aug 30, 2012
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