Complete recovery from a hernia surgery can take approximately four weeks or longer, states California Hernia Specialists. By the second week, patients are generally capable of returning to work or school full-time while... More »

The expected recovery time after hiatal hernia surgery is approximately two to three weeks, as stated by WebMD. Most people are able to resume their normal activities within a week. Patients are discouraged from lifting ... 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

Depending on the type of hernia and the type of surgery, recovery for a hernia surgery can range from one to three weeks, according to WebMD. Full recovery and a return to strenuous exercise can range from four to six we... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Full recovery from hernia surgery can take between one to six weeks after the date of surgery, according to Covidien. As a result of surgery, areas around the incision may bruise, swell or numb. In addition, patients can... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

A patient cannot eat solid foods for four weeks after esophagus hernia surgery, and then must begin with soft foods, according to MedlinePlus. Once eating solid foods, the patient should avoid all cold foods and must not... More »

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