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How long is recovery after having screws removed from the knee?

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Dr. Kenneth Tepper
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Immediate to 6 weeks

Depends on how large the screws are, and which location the screws are being removed from. Some hardware can be removed without any pain or restrictions, while other times the defect left behind may need time to heal in before allowing high demand activity.

In brief: Immediate to 6 weeks

Depends on how large the screws are, and which location the screws are being removed from. Some hardware can be removed without any pain or restrictions, while other times the defect left behind may need time to heal in before allowing high demand activity.
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