A common concern with orthopaedic surgeries is the recovery time. For children missing school, this can especially be a concern. A recent study estimated the number of at-home recovery days for 10 common pediatric orthopaedic surgeries. Check out these numbers from AAOS.
|Knee Ligament Tear||6.0|
|Knee Cartilage Tear||6.0|
|Spinal Fusion for Adolescent Scoliosis||42.0|
|Broken Ulna and Radius||4.0|
|Abnormally Shaped Hip Bone||10.0|
|Limb Length Correction||9.0|
|Thigh Bone Break||13.0|