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Foot Surgery Recovery Time

Foot surgery recovery time varies from person to person. But in general, there are some rules of thumb. For the majority of foot surgery patients, the time to recover after the procedure will last between a couple of months to several. (Obviously, this depends on the severity of the problem and the complexity of the surgery itself.) Read on to learn more about foot surgery recovery time.

Foot surgery recovery time can last just a few weeks to many months. This disparity is a direct result of the injury or condition of the appendage. Although not a hard and fast rule, foot surgery recovery time will initially end after about two weeks. (Of course, this doesn’t mean it’s true for everyone.)

Foot surgery recovery time can also last up to five to six months, with any normal sense of use after approximately three months or twelve weeks.

Generally speaking, foot surgery recovery time will start from the day the patient goes home to about three months thereafter. After around twelve weeks — give or take one or two — it’s possible to walk somewhat normally in loosely laced shoes.

However, it will take considerably longer to get back full use of the foot. This can range from four to six months. It’s only after this amount of time the patient can engage in regular use, even perhaps exercise or at least enjoy some low impact activities.

As you can see, there’s a lot of differences in foot surgery recovery time — each patient’s experience will be unique.

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