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What is the recovery time for meniscus tear?

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Dr. John Michalski
Orthopedic Surgery 37 years experience
Meniscus tear: Depending upon personality of the tear and the type of treatment, may be 4-6 weeks.
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A 37-year-old member asked:

What is the recovery time after surgery for meniscus tear?

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Dr. Mark Galland
Orthopedic Surgery 33 years experience
Repair vs removal: This procedure is completed arthroscopically. You may have a meniscus repair or a partial menisectomy (removal). The repair is ideal, if possible, for preventing arthritic changes, but requires a longer recovery time. In either case recovery is relatively quick; you may start ambulating as tolerated post-op with a debridement. Post-op rehab will concentrate on motion, & quad strength.
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