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How long is recovery from knee arthroscopic surgery?

How long is recovery from knee arthroscopic surgery?

Scope recovery: Depending upon what was wrong and what was done, a partial meniscectomy for example allows immediate weight bearing and wean off crutches when able. Usually 2 weeks off work and 2 weeks of light activity, then ok full activity as tolerated. ...Read more

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Knee Replacement (Definition)

It is when a surgeon removes and exchanges some are all of the componets of your knee. The bottom end of the thigh bone(femur), the upper end of the shin bone(tibia) and the undersurface ...Read more


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How long is the recovery for knee replacement surgery?

How long is the recovery for knee replacement surgery?

Total knee recovery: Full maturation period for a total knee is 12-18 months. This is to achieve final full motion ; strength ; the fluid motion you will have for many years to come. Most people will participate in 6-12 weeks of formal pt. However, somewhere between 4-12 weeks, people generally stop their formal therapy and continue there lifelong maintenance exercise program. Best outcomes require regular exercise. ...Read more

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Manipulation surgery for knee how long is recovery?

Manipulation surgery for knee how long is recovery?

It depends: On the joint and the amount of stiffness you had before in the joint, it could take from few weeks to month. ...Read more

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How long is the recovery for arthroscopic knee surgery?

How long is the recovery for arthroscopic knee surgery?

Days to weeks: Depending on the findings, it could take days to weeks to improve. Most arthroscopic cases allow you to walk immediately. I recommend no running or jumping for 4 weeks. ...Read more

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How long is the recovery for osteoporosis knee surgery?

How long is the recovery for osteoporosis knee surgery?

None: There is no surgery for osteoporosis at the level of the knee. If there is osteoarthritis the recovery time depends on the type of surgery performed. ...Read more

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After having knee OCD surgery how long is the recovery?

After having knee OCD surgery how long is the recovery?

I do not understand: What the ocd stand for, if stand for osteochondritis dissecans of the knee it depends on the size and how deep the lesion and were the lesion located, some take long time up to year. ...Read more

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How long is recovery from patellar tendon surgery?

How long is recovery from patellar tendon surgery?

Depends: There are several different types of surgery that can be performed on the patellar tendon- arthroscopic, tendon repair, and tendon realignment to name a few. You will need to discuss specifically with your orthopaedic surgeon. Work with a physical therapist knowledgable about your case to help with your recovery. ...Read more

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How long is recovery after meniscus surgery?

How long is recovery after meniscus surgery?

Only your surgeon : can tell you what is best for you. We do not know the important details such as your weight, level of fitness, degree of injury to your meniscus, etc. ...Read more

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How long is the recovery from meniscectomy?

How long is the recovery from meniscectomy?

Knee recovery: Recovery from meniscectomy can be variable; this may depend on your bmi, associated arthritic findings and response to physical therapy. ...Read more

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How long is the recovery time from a total shoulder replacement?

How long is the recovery time from a total shoulder replacement?

3-6 months: It takes at least 3 months to recover from a shoulder replacement. It is not uncommon for the recovery to take 6 months or more. The shoulder will slowly improve up to 2 years after the surgery. Talk to your surgeon for more details. ...Read more

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How long is recovery time from a arthroscopic surgery?

How long is recovery time from a arthroscopic surgery?

2-6 weeks: It depends on how expensive te surgery is and what kind of activity is desired. ...Read more

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How long is the rehab ACL knee surgery?

How long is the rehab ACL knee surgery?

3-6 months : Sometimes longer many varibles preop fitness post op goals type of repair fixation device used other injuires your surgeon can tell you best. ...Read more

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How long is the recovery from elbow surgery?

How long is the recovery from elbow surgery?

Variable: 4-6 weeks for minimally invasive or arthroscopic surgery to 6-8 months for major surgery such as fracture repair, ligament reconstruction or replacement. ...Read more

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How long is the recovery time after a knee replacement?

How long is the recovery time after a knee replacement?

8-12 weeks: It depend on the patient general condition but this the average time. ...Read more

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How long is recovery for ACL reconstruction?

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How long is recovery for ACL reconstruction?

8-9 months: The initial recovery for acl reconstruction has dramatically improved. Most patients are now quite functional anywhere from 1-6 weeks after surgery, and can perform daily activities (and varies between surgeons and individual patients). However, the acl graft takes 8-9 months to fully mature, so pivoting activities still need to be restricted. Newer evidence is supporting the need to restrict. ...Read more

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How long to recover from hip repair surgery?

How long to recover from hip repair surgery?

Arthroscopy?: If you mean repair of the labrum in the hip arthroscopically, typically pro athletes return to play at an avg of 4 months postop. Most normal folks get back to complete full activities by 4-6 months. If cartilage restoration work is involved, the rehab can be longer. ...Read more

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How long is the recovery for ACL tear repair surgery?

How long is the recovery for ACL tear repair surgery?

6 months.: In our practice, we use 6 months as a time frame for completing postoperative physical therapy and returning to sports activities. Different doctors use different protocols. ...Read more

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How long is the recovery for an ankle replacement?

How long is the recovery for an ankle replacement?

6-12 months: Studies have shown with the most recent generation of ankle replacements that the majority of improvement takes place in the first 6 months or so with the improvement tapering off and usually complete by 12 months . Of course this is statistical and specific patients can have a more prolonged course before maximum improvement. ...Read more

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