The knee typically heals within six to eight weeks after arthroscopic surgery, according to OrthoInfo. After this period, most patients are able to resume all physical activities. However, heavy manual labor or intense e... More » Health Medications & Vitamins

As of 2015, the average cost during the healing time of a total knee replacement is approximately $1,700 for privately insured patients and $2,600 for Medicare patients, according to Healthline. These figures are based o... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

To reduce recovery time following knee replacement surgery, the patient must work with a physical therapist to perform exercises that strengthen the muscles surrounding the joint, according to The patien... More » Health Conditions & Diseases
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The average recovery time after having standard arthroscopic surgery is six to eight weeks, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. However, if the surgery involves ligament reconstruction, recovery ti... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Although recovery time for arthroscopic knee surgery varies depending on the extent of the damage, recovery generally takes six to eight weeks, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Patients with ext... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

After open ligament surgery, it takes patients two to three weeks to walk without the help of crutches, but after arthroscopic surgery, it takes less than two weeks, according to the AAOS and the NHS. The exact timeline ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Breaks & Sprains

The small puncture wounds from an arthroscopy heal within several days of the surgery, and the operative dressing can normally be taken off the following morning, according to OrthoInfo. Although the joint may take sever... More » Health Conditions & Diseases