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How long does it take to recover from autologous chondrocyte implantation?
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
3 doctors agree
In brief: ACI
It take about4-6 weeks to recover from the procedure and for the healing and show result 6month to 2 years.

In brief: ACI
It take about4-6 weeks to recover from the procedure and for the healing and show result 6month to 2 years.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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Dr. Andrew DeGruccio
Orthopedic Surgery
2 doctors agree
In brief: 1 full year
6-8 weeks non-weight bearing with crutches.
Protected activities x 4 months. No running sports usually x 1 full year.

In brief: 1 full year
6-8 weeks non-weight bearing with crutches.
Protected activities x 4 months. No running sports usually x 1 full year.
Dr. Andrew DeGruccio
Dr. Andrew DeGruccio
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Dr. Cassandra Lee
Although you may have no pain and are tempted to return to sports before the year, it is important that you follow your rehabilitation protocol because the cells implanted do need to mature
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