A 35-year-old member asked:
Acl and meniscus reconstruction surgery done. what is the rehabilitation period for recovery?
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Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
6-12 mos: Acl: generally speaking. 12 wks for straight line jogging, 6 mos for pivoting activity. 12 mos for full recovery. Maybe a bit longer if allograft used.
Meniscus: most meniscal surgeries are a meniscectomy rather than a repair. Meniscectomy recovery is about 1-2 months depending upon other factors.
Meniscal healing after a repair is not a guarantee. It takes 6-12 months for full healing.
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Last updated Mar 2, 2014
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