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 »

Small tears of the meniscus usually heal by themselves in about six weeks, according to Patient.co.uk. Some tears do not heal, but these do not necessarily cause long-term problems after the initial pain has subsided. More »

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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 »

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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 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 »

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A tear of the posterior horn of medial meniscus refers to a meniscus tear in the back and inner side of the knee, explains Howard J. Luks, MD. The meniscus is a cartilage disk that acts as a shock absorber or cushion. More »

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 »

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