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what is the recovery time from torn meniscus laparoscopy surgery

A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Usually infinity: A torn meniscus needs to be addressed arthroscopically. Meniscii have no blood supply and do not heal.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Tepper
24 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Mutifactorial: It depends on the overall condition of the knee, age of patient, physical condition, and expectations. Recovery will range from 2 weeks to 2 months.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Shirley
26 years experience Family Medicine
Healing slowed: Steroids may actually inhibit or slow down the healing process. Proper exercise and physical therapy is a must for recovery.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Quam
17 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Meniscus surgery rec: That really depends on if they shaved it out or repaired it. If it was simple tear, then you should be healed, or ready for full activity before 90 d ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Graham
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No: It is very rare for a meniscus to heal without intervention. It really depends on where the tear is. If it is peripheral, it can be sewn together if a ... Read More
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A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Buecker
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: At this early phase after surgery, the repeated pressure changes of going up and down in the plane can cause swelling in any surgical site. It sounds ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Lee
17 years experience Sports Medicine
It : It will usually take a few weeks for the swelling to subside. If you have some arthritis as well as a meniscus tear it can take longer for the fluid ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No realy: Repair of the meniscus help the joint stay healthy avoid arthritis in the future. The only side effect the side effects from the procedure itself, all ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
59 years experience Pain Management
Depends on: Depending on how bad the tear is, prolotherapy done properly can make many tron cartilage areas heal completely. Visit www.Getprol.Com or www.Aaome ... Read More

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