The anticipated recovery time for cervical ACDF, or anterior cervical fusion surgery, is 4 to 6 weeks, according to Mayfield Clinic. Each body heals at its own rate, so it is important to listen and understand the body's... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Recovery from cervical disc surgery on the neck can be a matter of days in some cases and up to a year for others, according to WebMD. Recovery time depends on if an artificial disc in used to replace the removed disc or... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

During cervical spine surgery, the surgeon removes the disc through an incision in the front or back of the neck while the patient is under anesthesia, according to WebMD. Options for filling the space of the disc includ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

After back fusion surgery, there is typically a three-month recovery period, but long-term physical therapy exercise is recommended after the recovery period, according to Spine-Health. More » Health Conditions & Diseases

The expected recovery time following lung surgery is six to eight weeks, according to MedlinePlus. During this recovery period, patients should restrict activities that require excessive respiratory exertion or use of th... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

The typical recovery time following heel spur surgery is at least three weeks, according to After this time, patients usually are able to resume most normal activities, walk with little discomfort an... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

The recovery time for open inguinal hernia surgery, or groin hernia surgery, is around three weeks, according to WebMD. Most people undergoing this hernia surgery are able to leave the hospital the same day and resume li... More » Health Conditions & Diseases