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How long does it typically take to recover from key hole surgery?

How long does it typically take to recover from key hole surgery?

Depends: The operation itself takes little time- and wounds heal in six weeks, you will feel normal in a few days. Whatever they do inside dictates more the recovery than the holes for surgery. ...Read more

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How long does it typically take to recover from surgery for a torn labrum and bankart repair?

How long does it typically take to recover from surgery for a torn labrum and bankart repair?

3-4 months: A graduated rehabilitation process beginning with passive then active assisted motion followed by active motion and strengthening takes several months to allow the torn labrum to adequately heal to the glenoid bone. The goal is to have a stable strong shoulder with minimal risk for recurrence. This entire process usually takes 3-4 months. ...Read more

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How long does it typically take to recover from meniscus repair surgery?

How long does it typically take to recover from meniscus repair surgery?

Crutches for 6 weeks: Most meniscal repair surgeries, whether done open or arthroscopically, require up to 6 weeks of limited weight bearing with crutches. Most surgeons allow at least the weight of the foot to touch the ground during that time. Physical therapy is geared at working on quadriceps function/strength and limited knee motion from 0-90 degrees. Bracing in extension for ambulation may be indicated as well. ...Read more

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How long does nerve damage typically take to recover from hand surgery?

How long does nerve damage typically take to recover from hand surgery?

Roughly 1mm/day: Peripheral nerves, if cut of severely bruised/crushed, can regrow/regenerate but the rate depends greatly on the age of the patient and the presence of other medical problems. Young, healthy patients typically regenerate ~1mm/day but there is a lot of variability. A lot also depends on the severity of the injury itself. ...Read more

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I had surgery, how long does it typically take for my menstrual cycle to start back again?

I had surgery, how long does it typically take for my menstrual cycle to start back again?

Ask the doc: Who did your surgery and what kind did u have or ask your gyn if you did not have a gyn surgery , your ? Is too non specific to give an answer. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from a lcl surgery?

How long does it take to recover from a lcl surgery?

?lcl: Be specific...Did u mean open lateral collateral ligament repair? Or posterolateral corner reconstructive surgery(both knee).We also repair 'lateral' elbow ligaments in elbow dislocations and after radial head impant surgery.Need more info.! ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from an lcl surgery?

How long does it take to recover from an lcl surgery?

Expect 6-9 months: Like most ligament reconstructions about the knee, an lcl (lateral collateral ligament) reconstruction requires months of formal rehabilitation. Running is not routinely allowed until after 3-4 months. A stepwise progression thereafter allows you to get back to maximal functional recovery between 6 to 9 months. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from thoractomy surgery?

How long does it take to recover from thoractomy surgery?

It varies: Recovery varies from patient to patient. Factors such as age, preop condition, and type of surgery can alter recovery rate. The time in the hospital also varies but is usually 4-5 days. The recovery to full activity is about 4-6 weeks on average. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from a maltracking surgery?

How long does it take to recover from a maltracking surgery?

Depends: How rapidly one recovers from mal-tracking surgery depends on the method employed to correct the mal-tracking. Arthroscopic lateral release will take anywhere from 6-10 weeks for full recovery. Tibial tubercle osteotomy will easily take twice that long. Vmo advancement and medial capsular plication will take about 12 weeks for recovery. ...Read more

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