The recovery time for surgery for a torn meniscus depends on the procedure the doctor uses, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. If he repairs the meniscus, recovery time is about three months. If t... More »

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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 »

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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 »

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A doctor may recommend treating a small tear on the outer edge of the meniscus with a combination of rest, ice, compression and elevation rather than with surgery, states the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. For... More »

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The recovery time for a torn hamstring takes between three and six months for surgery and rehabilitation, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. Distal hamstring tears, meaning that the hamstring tear... More »

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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 »

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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 »

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