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For how long does recovery usually take after having a fasciotomy for chronic exertional compartment syndrome?

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Dr. Steven Sheskier
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle

In brief: 6-12 weeks

The skin heals in 10-14 days.
Physical therapy is about 6 weeks and return to full pain free function can take up to 2-3 months.

In brief: 6-12 weeks

The skin heals in 10-14 days.
Physical therapy is about 6 weeks and return to full pain free function can take up to 2-3 months.
Dr. Steven Sheskier
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