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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 moreSee 4 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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
8-12 weeks: It depend on the patient general condition but this the average time. ...Read more
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