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knee microfracture recovery

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Aruna Seneviratne
26 years experience Sports Medicine
3 to 6 months: The first six weeks after micro fracture surgery, patients are asked to use crutches and protect weight bearing. After that, progressive weight bearin ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
4-6 weeks: The pain will die down after the the fist 4 weeks.
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
38 years experience Radiology
4 -6 wks: After surgery you can take up to 6 weeks to heal.
Dr. Scott m Smith
41 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Five months: Post operative pain and swelling are dependant on the location and depth/width of the lesson. Gentle nonweight bearing exercises (stationary bike) are ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Tomasello
30 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
See below: Typically 6 to 9 months . I would check with your surgeon and he's knows best with the inside of your knee looks like as well as your general physical ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
There are several.: Standard crutches should be sufficient. They are the most common type. There are also forearm crutches, which may be more comfortable, but you should ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
different problems: Acl is for a tear ; instability. Microfrature is 4 localized loss of articular cartilage or degenerative disease in a specific weight bearing areas th ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Kennedy
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Listen: It is most important to closely adhere to the recommendations of your surgeon. This might include a period of limited weight bearing, continuous pass ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Trettin
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Not reccommended: Micro fracture of the knee ( femoral condyles ) has the best results in those patients who remain non- weight bearing for 4-6 wks .After the surgery ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
6 weeks.: The general rule is 6 weeks of non-weight bearing. But check with your surgeon, because weight bearing protocols vary from surgeon to surgeon.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
usually permanent: It should be a permanent fix.

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