How Long Does The Normal Knee Return Postoperatively?
hello, yesterday I checked with an orthopedic doctor. he said there was a torn ligament in my knee and one way to be operated on. if it had to be operated on, how long would it take for the knee to be used as normal again?
Knee ligament injury is one injury that can occur while exercising. Management of knee ligament injuries is tailored to the patient's condition, with physiotherapy and surgery if needed.
Knee ligament reconstruction surgery has the opportunity to restore knee function by more than 80%. The recovery period will also depend on the severity and treatment given to the patient. But in general patients can return to exercise after 2 months, can be more dependent on the patient's condition. Postoperative rehabilitation can take up to 1 year after surgery.
You should follow the doctor's advice to do the surgery because the doctor who examines is more familiar with the condition of your knee. After surgery, you should control according to the schedule given and consult with the treating doctor before deciding to go back to exercise. The doctor will do an examination to determine whether your knee has recovered and can be used to exercise as usual.
To help the recovery process, you can do the following tips:
Get enough rest Do physical exercise by consulting a doctor first Consumption of healthy and nutritious foods Avoid strenuous activities or strenuous exercise during the recovery period until allowed by the treating doctor Hopefully it can help you,