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I sprained my acl, meniscus, and mcl all at once. how long of a recovery time is that?

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Dr. Rick Pospisil
Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
Knee ligaments: Severe injuries of the knee involving 2 ligaments & meniscus will require a few months to 6-8 months to recover depending unpinned the selected treatment . Non surgical care using a brace , NSAIDs and pt typically results in some recovery within 2-3 months . Surgery , to include acl reconstruction , partial menisectomy will require the longer quoted period of time

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