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How long does it take to recover from a total knee replacement?
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Dr. David Fisher
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: 6 months
The most rapid phase of recovery is in the 1st 6 weeks, but full recovery from tka can take 6 months or more.
The bone and soft tissue healing take time, as does regaining strength.

In brief: 6 months
The most rapid phase of recovery is in the 1st 6 weeks, but full recovery from tka can take 6 months or more.
The bone and soft tissue healing take time, as does regaining strength.
Dr. David Fisher
Dr. David Fisher
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Dr. Joseph Purita
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: 3 months
About 3 months.

In brief: 3 months
About 3 months.
Dr. Joseph Purita
Dr. Joseph Purita
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Dr. Stephen Rockower
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: 2-3 months
2-3 months for most people for many activities; sometimes much longer. It can take up to 18 months for "full" recovery.

In brief: 2-3 months
2-3 months for most people for many activities; sometimes much longer. It can take up to 18 months for "full" recovery.
Dr. Stephen Rockower
Dr. Stephen Rockower
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