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Brixter12 posted:
My mother tore her meniscus and she doesnt know how she tore it but apparently her doctor is recommending surgery what is the nominal recovery time for that type of surgery
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Haylen_WebMD_Staff responded:
Here's an article with overall information about reparing a meniscus tear:

http://www.webmd.com/a-to-z-guides/meniscus-repair

Your mother's age, health, and activity level will impact her recovery time.

Haylen


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