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how long does it take to recover from plantar fasciitis surgery

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Mihalich
20 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Depends: 99% of the people i treat never require surgery. There are different surgical approaches for treated plantar fascitis. If the surgeon is planning an ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Johnnie Alston
14 years experience Podiatry
Depends: It depends on the specific procedure performed. It can range from a couple of weeks to a couple of months. Talk with your doctor.
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Mihalich
20 years experience Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Absolutely: If that option has not been offered or you have not tried it, you should not be considering surgery.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Schneider
23 years experience Preventive Medicine
Surgery works...: ...But should be a last resort. The vast majority of plantar fasciitis cases are handled with conservative treatment. In columbus, consider a second o ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
6 months: It will be 6 months until you are back to full activity.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ettinger
48 years experience Podiatry
Depends: On size and number of warts. Can be one to two weeks.
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Depends: It depends on what procedures where performed and how they where performed. Talk to your surgeon.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience Podiatry
Everyone is: Different, just make sure you are optimizing your treatment plan.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Lisch
37 years experience Podiatry
8 weeks: Typically being in a cast for 4-8 weeks, and then physical therapy with a total recovery of approximately 2-3 months depending on the type of tendon t ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Horn
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
A few months: The repair has to be protected for the first six weeks and then you're looking at at least 8 to 10 wees of physical therapy to restore near full recov ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Depends: You need to talk to your surgeon. Only he/she will know what was done and how extensive the damage was.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
6 months: Approx 6 months depending on the technique.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Will Moorehead
51 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Depend: Recovery time is dependent on the type of surgery that is performed. Most microdiscectomies have full recovery in 3 to 6 weeks...Depending on peeexid ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Lu
Dr. Allen Lu answered
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
1-6 weeks: For meniscus surgeries in an otherwise healthy patient in excellent condition, the arthroscopy does not need too much time to recover from. I have had ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Trettin
32 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
?lcl: Be specific...Did u mean open lateral collateral ligament repair? Or posterolateral corner reconstructive surgery(both knee).We also repair 'lateral' ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kirt Kimball
46 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Depends: How rapidly one recovers from mal-tracking surgery depends on the method employed to correct the mal-tracking. Arthroscopic lateral release will take ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Haleh Agdassi
25 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
12 weeks and >: It depends on the surgery, if pins are placed etc. Typically at the 4th week physical therapy may be prescribed, but expect at least 12 weeks for swel ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eon Shin
Dr. Eon Shin answered
19 years experience Hand Surgery
2-3 months: Exercises can be started several days or several weeks after surgery. For the most part, the wrist becomes functional at 2-3 months following surgery. ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Usitalo
39 years experience Urology
Variable: Many people have persistent pain for up to 4-6 weeks.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chintan Sampat
17 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
3 months to 1 year: There are multiple types of scoliosis. Recovery depends on your age, the location of the surgery, the number of levels fused, your bone quality, and ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Oberman
30 years experience Podiatry
Depends: This depends on what type of surgery is performed. It takes at least 6 weeks for bone which is cut to heal back. Some simple soft tissue surgeries tak ... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ahimsa porter Sumchai md
Specializes in Sports Medicine
Over age 50-never!: The posterior tibial tendon supports the arch of the foot at the medial ankle. Athletes report pain and collapse of the arch with progressive flat foo ... Read More
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bertrand Kaper
28 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Variable recovery: Shin splints refer to inflammation at the point of muscle attachment along the anterior shin. Recovery is dependent on the individual and influenced ... Read More

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