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I have complex tear of the lateral meniscus. What can be done, surgery? How long will recovery take?

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Dr. Gregory Hines
Family Medicine
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In brief: Surgery

You need surgery.
Recovery depends on how badly it is torn, but most of these are done arthroscopically, and recovery time is in the weeks-long time frame.

In brief: Surgery

You need surgery.
Recovery depends on how badly it is torn, but most of these are done arthroscopically, and recovery time is in the weeks-long time frame.
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