How long does it take after a TMJ arthroscopy not to feel any inflammation? How long does it take to feel fully recovered?

1-3 weeks. Every patient heals differently and also it depends on how severe your TMJ is. It can take months before you fully recover.
TMJ arthroscopy. The answer differs with each condition being treated by generally you should expect 6-10 weeks long enough. Many are sooner. Full recovery may not occur with just arthroscopy of the tmj. There may need to be supporting occlusal therapy of specific neuroumuscular techniques.
Within a week. If successful, full recovery within a week on average. Some cases are partially successful and your recovery may extend out weeks. It doesn't always work also.
TMJ arthroscopy. Recovery after TMJ arthroscopy is fairly rapid. Most folks are able to return to work or school within a day or two. You should experience some swelling in front of the ear, with perhaps some redness or bruising. Inflammation usually peaks after 48-72 hours, then decreases slowly over a few days. Most people feel fully recovered within a week or so.

Related Questions

I got a TMJ arthroscopy done 8 months ago. I have a feelingthat something is there and I hear cracks. What could be thereason of still getting inflammation?

Arthroscopy. Check with your orthopedic surgeon. Could have new tear, synovitis, loose body, arthritis. Read more...
Joint swelling. Could be more adhesions forming (scars) or disc perforation. You might want to take another mri. Read more...
New problem. Probably from continued joint degeneration. If cause of TMJ symptoms was not treated, most often that means correcting malocclusion (see an orthodontist) joint will continue to deteriorate. Go back to surgeon for reexamination. Read more...
No surgery 100% Arthroscopic surgery has a success rate somewhere between 80-90%. If your symptoms are still unacceptable, you may need another scope, arthrocentesis, a steroid injection, or open TMJ surgery. Read more...