How Long is Orthopedic Surgery Recovery?

What is the recovery time of orthopedic surgeries?

Each type of Orthopedic Surgery has a different recovery time.

  • Knee replacement: The length of a hospital stay after a Total Knee Replacement is approximately 3 to 5 days and the recovery time is from 1 to 3 months to be able to practice many activities. 
  • Hip replacement: The average short-term recovery time for a total Hip Replacement is 4 to 6 weeks but it may take a long-term recovery time of approximately 6 months to practice your daily activities.
  • Shoulder replacement: the doctor will begin to provide a list of specific exercises to keep your muscle strength, these therapist exercises should be done after 6-8 weeks.
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