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 partial knee replacement surgery, most patients remain in the hospital for one to two days and resume walking without an assistive device, such as a walker or cane, within three to four weeks, states MedlinePlus. P... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Recovery after knee surgery typically takes about 12 weeks, according to Healthline. This recovery time estimation is dependent on adherence to crucial post-surgery rehabilitation steps along with a high degree of commit... 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

Arthroscopic knee surgery is effective due to technological advances, such as high-resolution cameras and high-definition monitors, states the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. As of 2015, surgeons worldwide annu... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

As of December 2014, the average cost of arthroscopic knee surgery is $5,783, according to This amount is inclusive of both the surgeon and hospital fees. However, different locations have different arthroscop... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Swelling is normal following arthroscopic knee surgery, according to Medline Plus. If the swelling occurs in the calf or it appears from the incision, it is recommended that the doctor be contacted, as it could indicate ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases