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Dr. Gordon C. Lundy, M. D.

Orthopedist

Dr. Gordon Lundy, MD is one of the country's most highly rated doctors. His specialties include orthopedic surgery and he currently practices medicine at Pasadena, California and San francisco, California. ...
33 years Experience
Dr. Gordon C. Lundy, M. D.
  • San Francisco, CA
  • University of California
  • Accepting new patients

How long does a knee replacement surgery take to heal?

It typically takes 6-12 months to reach a plateau after a total knee replacement, although significant improvement can be seen in the shorter term. Return to exercise depends READ MORE
It typically takes 6-12 months to reach a plateau after a total knee replacement, although significant improvement can be seen in the shorter term. Return to exercise depends on what you normally do - not everyone can or should return to impact activities, although some are able to return to vigorous activities such as skiing or tennis. It is generally best to wait until you've regained near full motion as well as strength and balance before returning to higher demand exercise.