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What is the recovery time on a torn meniscus?

What is the recovery time on a torn meniscus?

1-6 weeks: For meniscus surgeries in an otherwise healthy patient in excellent condition, the arthroscopy does not need too much time to recover from. I have had patients walk out from surgery and never turn back. However, patients are often deconditioned because of the injury. This causes muscle (especially quads) weakness and inhibition that takes longer to recover from. ...Read more

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What is the healing time for a second time torn ankle ligament?

What is the healing time for a second time torn ankle ligament?

Tough to say: There are multiple factors in healing time. What/how many ligaments are torn, the completeness of the tear, etc. Without a physical exam, stress x-rays and possibly an mri, any prediction of healing time would be a guess at best. ...Read more

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What is the recovery time for a second time torn ankle ligament?

What is the recovery time for a second time torn ankle ligament?

It depends: It depends on the ligament that is torn and the severity of the tear. Every time an ankle ligament is torn it weakens the ligament and can make the ankle looser if not treated properly. For a standard ankle sprain it usually takes 2-4 weeks to recover. If more severe, it can take several more weeks of immobilization and in some cases surgery to correct the torn ligament. ...Read more

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What is the recovery time from meniscus repair surgery?

What is the recovery time from meniscus repair surgery?

3-4 months: If you had a true repair and plan to return to sports then to be safe it's best to wait 3-4 months for full recovery. ...Read more

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What is the recovery time of a "closed" fracture?

What is the recovery time of a "closed" fracture?

Depends: It depends on what bone and if there has been any change in bone position. Bone usually takes 6-8 weeks to heal. ...Read more

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What is the recovery time on a dislocated knee?

What is the recovery time on a dislocated knee?

Depends: Most of the time, patients are referring to patellar instability when the term "dislocated knee" is used. Patellar instability can take a couple of months of pt to recover. Sometimes, surgery is needed. On the other hand, a true dislocated knee is a limb-threatening event which needs urgent evaluation and probable surgery. Either way, see an ortho doc. ...Read more

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What is the recovery time for a torn meniscus without surgery?

What is the recovery time for a torn meniscus without surgery?

Usually infinity: A torn meniscus needs to be addressed arthroscopically. Meniscii have no blood supply and do not heal. ...Read more

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What is the recovery time for meniscus tear?

Meniscus tear: Depending upon personality of the tear and the type of treatment, may be 4-6 weeks. ...Read more

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What is the recovery time after surgery for meniscus tear?

What is the recovery time after surgery for meniscus tear?

Repair vs removal: This procedure is completed arthroscopically. You may have a meniscus repair or a partial menisectomy (removal). The repair is ideal, if possible, for preventing arthritic changes, but requires a longer recovery time. In either case recovery is relatively quick; you may start ambulating as tolerated post-op with a debridement. Post-op rehab will concentrate on motion, & quad strength. ...Read more

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What is the healing time for a broken/fractured tibia?

What is the healing time for a broken/fractured tibia?

Varies: Varies somewhat based upon the fracture, but most heal by about 12 weeks. ...Read more

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What is the recovery time for a ruptured ACL to completely heal?

What is the recovery time for a ruptured ACL to completely heal?

Not to long: If you have a reconstruction then the acl wil heal enough to starting doing pivoting at 8 months with most people back at full sporting activities in 1 year. If you do not have surgery then you should progress through a rehab protocal that could take several months. ...Read more

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What is the recovery time for a microfracture knee surgery?

What is the recovery time for a microfracture knee surgery?

3 to 6 months: The first six weeks after micro fracture surgery, patients are asked to use crutches and protect weight bearing. After that, progressive weight bearing is introduced, and range of motion is achieved in the second six weeks. The third six weeks is focused on strengthening, and the 4th 6weeks is geared for sports specific training. ...Read more

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What is the recovery time for a rotator cuff tear?

What is the recovery time for a rotator cuff tear?

3-12 months: By 3 months you should be doing most activities normally. Full healing and remodeling of the cuff tissue takes a full yr. ...Read more

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What is the recovery time for a broken wrist?

What is the recovery time for a broken wrist?

Recovery time varies: Recover time will vary depending on many factors including age, general health of the patient, infection control, smoker or not, blood sugar control, surgery or no surgery, the exact type of procedure, and post-operative and follow up care. Discuss it with your surgeon and get their opinion as to what they feel is a reasonable recovery time for you. ...Read more

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What is the recovery time for a surgery on hammer toes?

What is the recovery time for a surgery on hammer toes?

Which procedure?: If you have a small, in-office procedure to release a tendon, you should be healed within two weeks. If the deformity is rigid, and you have an outpatient procedure in an operating room involving bone cuts, pins, screws, or other implants, you'll likely only put weight on your heel for the first few weeks. You may be swollen for several months (feet take a long time to get rid of swelling!). ...Read more

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