How long is recovery time from a arthroscopic surgery?

2-6 weeks. It depends on how expensive te surgery is and what kind of activity is desired.
Varies. The typical uncomplicated knee scope requires 3-4 weeks to recover from. Unfortunately, not all scopes are the same. With meniscus repair, 3-4 months are required. With ligament repair/reconstruction, 4-6 months. With cartilage work/repair, anywhere from 2-12 months. Confirm the proposed procedure to get a more accurate estimate from your surgeon.

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Whats recovery time for knee arthroscopic surgery?

4-8 weeks. For straightforward partial menisectomy (removing part of meniscus) it is typically a quick recovery. Generally crutches are given for comfort but you can be weightbearing as tolerated. Once swelling and pain are reduced and you achieve full range of motion (2-4 weeks, generally) you can begin resuming activities. But you should speak to your orthopedist to get realistic expectations. Read more...

How long is the recovery for ankle arthroscopic surgery? And when can I resume my normal activities after surgery?

Depends. Everything depends on your ankle pathology, what will be done during surgical or diagnostic arthroscopy, your general health and coexisting medical problems. Talk to your surgeon , he is the best to answer your question. Read more...
Recovery. Your recovery depends on the extent of the surgery; the efficiency of your immune system; the delivery of essential nutrients to the surgical site for repair; the quality of your sleep; how well hydrated you are; the extent of your post-op physical therapy and activity level. In other words, there are many factors that must be taken into consideration. Expect at least 3 to 4 months on average. Read more...