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What is the recovery time from meniscus repair surgery?

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Dr. Stuart Springer
50 years experience in Sports Medicine
3-4 months: If you had a true repair and plan to return to sports then to be safe it's best to wait 3-4 months for full recovery.
Answered on May 25, 2019
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