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How long does it take to heal from meniscus injury?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery
2 doctors agree

In brief: It depend

If the injury is tear of the meniscus and the tear was taken by arthoscopy it should take 3-4 weeks to heal.
If the meniscus was repaired it take about 3-6 month.Good luck .Thanks.

In brief: It depend

If the injury is tear of the meniscus and the tear was taken by arthoscopy it should take 3-4 weeks to heal.
If the meniscus was repaired it take about 3-6 month.Good luck .Thanks.
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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Dr. Chittur Ananthakrishnan
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Depend on treatment

If after a meniscus injury part of the meniscus is removed then recovery can be very short depending on the status of the muscles; if meniscii are repaired they take about 8-12 weeks to heal again depending on the status of the muscles.

In brief: Depend on treatment

If after a meniscus injury part of the meniscus is removed then recovery can be very short depending on the status of the muscles; if meniscii are repaired they take about 8-12 weeks to heal again depending on the status of the muscles.
Dr. Chittur Ananthakrishnan
Dr. Chittur Ananthakrishnan
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