Home > Meniscus Surgery: Recovery Time
Surgery to repair a
torn meniscus involves rehabilitation, although it
varies depending on the injury, the type of surgery, and your orthopedist's
preference. In general, meniscus surgery is followed by a period of rest,
walking, and selected exercises.
Every recovery is different and depends on many things. But
here are some typical times for returning to activities.
1 to 2 weeks, if:
4 to 6 weeks, if
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ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerWilliam H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency MedicineAdam Husney, MD - Family MedicineKathleen Romito, MD - Family MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerPatrick J. McMahon, MD - Orthopedic Surgery
Current as ofMarch 21, 2017
Current as of:
March 21, 2017
William H. Blahd, Jr., MD, FACEP - Emergency Medicine & Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine & Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine & Patrick J. McMahon, MD - Orthopedic Surgery
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