Most patients are usually back to their daily routines four weeks after surgery for a lateral meniscus tear, states WebMD. Patients' abilities to do more strenuous activities depends upon the type of surgery, their indiv... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Breaks & Sprains

Most people recover and resume daily routine activities within four to six weeks of meniscus surgery, according to MedicineNet. Movements that severely stress the knee, such as running, are postponed for months, states W... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

The quickest recovery time after knee surgery for a torn meniscus is a month, although several months may elapse before a patient can return to full physical activity that includes heavy stress on the knee. More specific... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

Most patients need a minimum of 4 weeks recovery following surgery to repair a meniscus tear, according to WebMD. Surgeons often recommend 2 weeks of immobilization following surgery, then 2 weeks of limited motion befor... More »

A medial meniscus tear is an injury to one of the cartilages that support the knee, according to MedicineNet. The medial meniscus is a C-shaped piece of cartilage that is found at the top of the tibia, which is a long bo... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Breaks & Sprains

Non-surgical recovery times for labral tears of the shoulder can take up to several months. Non-surgical treatments for SLAP tears, a common type of labral tear, requires rest and anti-inflammatory medications, followed ... More »

A knee tear is called a meniscus tear, according to WebMD. This common knee injury is caused by the quick twisting or turning of the knee while it is bent and the foot is planted. A meniscus tear happens when lifting hea... More »