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Recovering from an arthroscopy

How long it takes to recover from an arthroscopy depends on the joint involved and the specific procedure you had, notes the NHS.

It added: “It’s often possible to return to work and light, physical activities within a few weeks, but more demanding physical activities such as lifting and sport may not be possible for several months.”

How prevent knee pain

Although it’s not always possible to prevent knee pain, there are a number of measures that may help forestall injuries and joint deterioration, explains the Mayo Clinic.

Maintaining a healthy weight is one way to keep knee pain at bay. As the health body explained: “Every extra pound puts additional strain on your joints, increasing the risk of injuries and osteoarthritis.


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