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Whats recovery time for knee arthroscopic surgery ?

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Dr. David Abrutyn
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: 4-8 weeks

For straightforward partial menisectomy (removing part of meniscus) it is typically a quick recovery.
Generally crutches are given for comfort but you can be weightbearing as tolerated. Once swelling and pain are reduced and you achieve full range of motion (2-4 weeks, generally) you can begin resuming activities. But you should speak to your orthopedist to get realistic expectations.

In brief: 4-8 weeks

For straightforward partial menisectomy (removing part of meniscus) it is typically a quick recovery.
Generally crutches are given for comfort but you can be weightbearing as tolerated. Once swelling and pain are reduced and you achieve full range of motion (2-4 weeks, generally) you can begin resuming activities. But you should speak to your orthopedist to get realistic expectations.
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Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
Internal Medicine

In brief: 6 weeks

But it also depends on what they did.

In brief: 6 weeks

But it also depends on what they did.
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