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 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 » Health Conditions & Diseases Wounds & Bruises

It usually takes around four weeks before a person can return to normal activities after a meniscus tear surgery, according to WebMD. Strenuous activities, such as running, should be avoided for several months. More » Health Conditions & Diseases

After undergoing meniscus surgery, a patient can expect to have limited mobility for at least a month and to perform physical therapy exercises to improve the knee's ability to flex, according to WebMD. Strenuous activit... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

In a meniscus surgery, surgeons make a small incision to open the knee and repair the meniscus tear, according to WebMD. Surgeons may also perform arthroscopic surgery, which involves making tiny incisions close to the k... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

The expected recovery time following lung surgery is six to eight weeks, according to MedlinePlus. During this recovery period, patients should restrict activities that require excessive respiratory exertion or use of th... More » Health Conditions & Diseases

The typical recovery time following heel spur surgery is at least three weeks, according to After this time, patients usually are able to resume most normal activities, walk with little discomfort an... More » Health Conditions & Diseases