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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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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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How long is the recovery for a knee arthroscopy?

How long is the recovery for a knee arthroscopy?

Knee scope Recovery : Reovery after a knee scope depends on what was done. The surgeon may not want you bear weight on the knee for 3-6 weeks if certain procedures are done. Since basketball inolves quite a bit of stress to the knee i would not let my patient return for a minimum of 3 weeks if a simple meniscectomy was performed; more if a meniscal repair, microfracture or other restorative procedure. ...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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How long is the recovery for foot joint surgery?

How long is the recovery for foot  joint surgery?

Varies: Most of the healing occurs with in the first 6-8 weeks. Complete healing usually takes 8-12 months. Healing times are procedure dependent. ...Read more

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How long is the recovery time for ankle surgery?

How long is the recovery time for ankle surgery?

Weeks to months. : It depends on the type of surgery. An ankle arthroscopy may only slow you down for a few weeks, an ankle fusion may take 6 months to a year. Talk to your surgeon about your specific situation. ...Read more

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How long is the recovery for a foot amputation?

How long is the recovery for a foot amputation?

Why it is done: Healing in a foot amputations will be slow. If amputation is done on a normal healthy person like after a injury will heal with in 6 wk, but most of the foot amputations are done on diabetics, with poor circulation due to peripheral vascular diseases , with infections including gangrene of toes , will take months to heal. ...Read more

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How long is the recovery time for an arthroscopic surgery on your knee?

How long is the recovery time for an arthroscopic surgery on your knee?

Depends: Arthroscopy is done for many different diagnosis. Within 2 weeks you may be fine, other times it can be a couple of months. Discusss your diagnosis with your surgeon to get a better feel on the estimated recovery for your condition. ...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 MCL surgery?

How long is the recovery for MCL surgery?

Mcl knee injury: Length of recovery time depends upon whether there are other associated structural injuries. Isolated grade 1 or 2 MCL tears r treated effectively non operatively , typically recovering fully within 6- 10 weeks. Surgical MCL repairs of grade 3 tears will take 10-16 weeks. If patient also has injured their Acl or post lateral corner recovery will take 4-6 months, ...Read more

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How is the recovery for ankle surgery?

How is the recovery for ankle surgery?

At : Your age a bit quicker than later in life, but remember, is a lengthy process that requires continued therapy. It is a significant weight bearing area. ...Read more

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How long is the recpvery for a hip replacement and how long will the replacement last?

How long is the recpvery for a hip replacement and how long will the replacement last?

Hip Replacement: Recovery varies by patient- typical recovery between 6-12 weeks. Most modern replacements have proven track records to last 15 or more years- with some replacements lasting much longer. How well you take care of your hip replacement will dictate how long it will last. No implant will last forever, unfortunately. ...Read more

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How long roughly is the typical recovery time for a broken ankle for an elderly person?

How long roughly is the typical recovery time for a broken ankle for an elderly person?

Bone quality matters: Most fractures heal in 6-8 weeks depending upon several important factors: 1. Status of surrpounding soft tissue 2. Quality of underlying fractured bone 3. Quality of reduction and stability of fixation (hardware if surgery performed). ...Read more

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How long is the recovery time for chondromalacia surgery?

How  long is the recovery time for chondromalacia surgery?

Indeterminate: The answer is a function of the nature and extent of the chondral damage and the technique employed to try to improve the chondral surface. Thus not a simple answer. The recovery is different for procedures such as chondroplasty, pick chondroplasty or micro fracture, or oats procedure, or fresh osteochondral allograft. ...Read more

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How long is rehab from an ankle implant.?

How long is rehab from an ankle implant.?

Ankle replacement: If you are talking about an ankle replacement then it is typically 6 weeks non-weight bearing. 6 weeks weight bearing in a boot with therapy. Then gradual return to regular activity. Complete recovery is 6 to 12 months for return of motion and resolution of swelling. ...Read more

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How involved is the surgery and long the recovery for a broken hip?

How involved is the surgery and long the recovery for a broken hip?

Varies: Itcdepends on what type and how bad the fracture is. Most of the procedures are quite routine . As with any surgery thee are risks. Recovery is 3-6 months. ...Read more

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What is the surgery for ankle effusion? Recovery time? Are you in plaster and for how long?

What is the surgery for ankle effusion? Recovery time? Are you in plaster and for how long?

Depends: It really depends on the etiology of your effusion. The surgery and recovery are based on the diagnosis causing your effusion. I recommend you see an orthopedic foot an ankle surgeon for evaluation and recommendations. ...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