The recovery period for a hernia operation is about three weeks for open surgery and about four days for laproscopic surgery, according to WebMD and Rhode Island Hospital. The majority of patients return home on the same... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

A patient may be able to return to work anywhere from one to eight weeks following hernia surgery, depending on his job. The more physically demanding the work, the longer the wait, according to Ethicon. More »

Before a laparoscopic hernia surgery, a patient may undergo preoperative preparation, including blood tests, a doctor’s evaluation and a chest X-ray exam, according to the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endosco... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

How long it takes to recover from hernia operation depends on the type of surgery performed; open surgery recovery time takes one to two weeks, while recovery time for laparoscopic surgery takes a week or less, says Drug... More »

The recovery period for hiatal hernia surgery is two to three weeks with laparoscopic surgery and four to six weeks with open surgery, according to Aria Health. Patients who go through the laparoscopic surgery normally s... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Gastrointestinal Issues

The recovery period for knee arthroscopy varies, but the Mayo Clinic states that many patients can begin light activity a week after the operation and more strenuous activities after about four weeks. The recovery time d... More »

Recovery after the Nissen surgical procedure, also known as Nissen fundoplication, requires staying in the hospital for several days followed by between four and six weeks of recovery at home for open surgery, according ... More » Health Conditions & Diseases