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How long should I wait to work out after a knee injury?
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Dr. Randall Yee
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Depends on injury
Depending on the severity and treatment requirements it could be anywhere from a week to 6 months before returning to full activity.
This is definitely a question for your physician.

In brief: Depends on injury
Depending on the severity and treatment requirements it could be anywhere from a week to 6 months before returning to full activity.
This is definitely a question for your physician.
Dr. Randall Yee
Dr. Randall Yee
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care
In brief: 2-4 weeks
Your doc will tell you exactly the period - studies have shown that you can maintain your fitness level even if you need to change or cut back on your exercise for several months.
In order to do so, you need to exercise at about 70 percent of your vo2 max at least once per week. Even if one body part or joint is immobilized, there's usually no reason that you can't crosstrain to stay fit.

In brief: 2-4 weeks
Your doc will tell you exactly the period - studies have shown that you can maintain your fitness level even if you need to change or cut back on your exercise for several months.
In order to do so, you need to exercise at about 70 percent of your vo2 max at least once per week. Even if one body part or joint is immobilized, there's usually no reason that you can't crosstrain to stay fit.
Dr. Vasu Brown
Dr. Vasu Brown
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