Tags: knee | surgery | recovery | time

How Long Will My Knee Surgery Recovery Take?

By    |   Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 04:18 PM

Question: I had knee surgery a year ago (meniscus tear), and still have swelling and pain in my knee, particularly after I play golf or exercise. Will this eventually go away? My orthopedic doctor says it's normal to have pain and swelling for a long time, even after surgery.
 
Dr. Hibberd's answer:
 
Meniscus repair surgery results are highly variable. Usually the benefits are seen within 3 months, but recurring symptoms that last 12 months suggest some other condition may co-exist here.
 
I would consider getting a second orthopedic opinion, and the merits of a repeat MRI of your knee to see what’s happening. If metallic clips were used in your knee surgery, you will need to obtain clearance to see if an MRI can be safely done.

© 2017 NewsmaxWorld. All rights reserved.

 
1Like our page
2Share
Dr-Hibberd
Meniscus repair surgery results are highly variable, but usually the benefits are seen within 3 months.
knee, surgery, recovery, time
127
2014-18-30
Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 04:18 PM
Newsmax Inc.
 

The information presented on this website is not intended as specific medical advice and is not a substitute for professional medical treatment or diagnosis. Read Newsmax Terms and Conditions of Service.

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

NEWSMAX.COM
© Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved