How long is recovery on ankle surgery?


How long is recovery on ankle surgery?

Arthroscopic surgery uses tiny instruments to repair damaged tissue, and this minimally invasive technique often has patients resuming normal activities in just a few days with full recovery in a few weeks, says the AAOS. Ankle fracture surgery has a significantly longer recovery time with patients returning to normal activities other than sports within a few months but taking up to two years for a full recovery, advises the AAOS.


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