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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
2 doctors agree

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.
Dr. Gregory Hines
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Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Surgery.

You will probably require a meniscectomy, or a meniscal repair.
Rehab time is 6-12 weeks.
12 if it is repaired.

In brief: Surgery.

You will probably require a meniscectomy, or a meniscal repair.
Rehab time is 6-12 weeks.
12 if it is repaired.
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
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