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Fastest way to recover lcl strain?

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Dr. Jeffrey Sider
Sports Medicine

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A mild grade 1 lcl tear will heal in 2-3 weeks.
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.

In brief: No quick answer

A mild grade 1 lcl tear will heal in 2-3 weeks.
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.
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