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How long can a dislocated shoulder take to heal?

How long can a dislocated shoulder take to heal?

Depends: 6 weeks or more depending on several variables including was this a first time dislocation or one of multiple, the age of the individual, did a labral injury occuror did a fracture occur? ...Read more

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Injuries (Definition)

An injury, of any severity, is a condition in which a person has damage to any part of his body. Examples of major injuries include gunshot wounds, knife wounds, large burns, severed ...Read more


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How long will it take for a shoulder injury to heal?

How long will it take for a shoulder injury to heal?

1-2 weeks: In general, strains are largely better in 1-2 weeks. If your shoulder pain is not significantly improved in 1-2 weeks, you should have it evaluated by an orthopedic doctor. ...Read more

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How long can a knee injury takes to heal?

How long can a knee injury takes to heal?

It depend what kind: Of injury you have minor bruises take about a week to heal and some major injury (acl tear) take 4-6 month to heal.. ...Read more

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How long will it take to heal a broken shoulder blade?

How long will it take to heal a broken shoulder blade?

6-10 weeks: Scapula (shoulder blade) fractures generally heal in the 6-10 week time frame. Fortunately, most scapula fractures do not require surgery, and the function of your shoulder should be excellent once it heals. ...Read more

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How long will a broken shoulder take to heal?

How long will a broken shoulder take to heal?

8-10 weeks: The healing time depends on the type of shoulder fracture, and fractures tend to heal more slowly in smokers. In general, a shoulder (proximal humerus) fracture will heal in 8-10 weeks. ...Read more

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How long does it take to heal from a knee injury?

How long does it take to heal from a knee injury?

It depends: It depends on the injury. Contusions or sprains can heal fairly rapidly. Other injuries require surgery. Some sesolve with exercise, meds and possibly physical therapy. ...Read more

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How long does a sprained shoulder take to heal?

How long does a sprained shoulder take to heal?

Depends: Depends on what caused the soreness. Inflammatory issues such as tendinitis ; bursitis are unpredictable ; best managed with rest, cortisone injections, ; rehab exercises. A tear may never "heal" on its own depending on severity ; often requires repair. A low grade partial tear may heal with rest ; rehab. See an orthopedic surgeon. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how long will a mild knee ligament injury take to heal?

Can someone tell me how long will a mild knee ligament injury take to heal?

About 6 weeks:: Generally most ligaments (mcl or lcl) take 6 weeks but a lot depends on associated injuries, if any. Compliance with your orthopod's advice is very important, and pt per your doctor's orders. ...Read more

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How long does it take to heal after a ligament injury?

How long does it take to heal after a ligament injury?

It depends on Grade: Ligament injuries are graded on a 0-3 scale. Grade 0 is nl, grade 1 is intact but painful, grade 2 is partially torn, and grade 3 represents a complete tear. Grade 1 injuries heal the quickest (days to wks), while grade 2 injuries heal slower (3-6 wks), and grade 3 injuries take the longest to heal (6 wks +). Some commograde 3 injuries require surgery (acl/lcl) while others (mcl) heal w/o surgery. ...Read more

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How long can shoulder injuries take to heel?

How long can shoulder injuries take to heel?

Weeks : It depends on the injury. Physical therapy and surgery can help healing faster. Return of function depends on control of pain and inflammation. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a tendon injury to heal?

How long does it take for a tendon injury to heal?

Depends: This depends on the severity of the injury. A strain can take weeks, partial tear may take the time like a bone fracture (6-8) weeks. A complete tear requires surgical repair and the recovery time varies. Speaking to an orthopedic surgeon will help. ...Read more

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How long does it take for shoulder bursitis to heal and recover?

How long does it take for shoulder bursitis to heal and recover?

2-4 weeks: Most tendonitis/bursitis resolves with rest, ice, and nsaid's. If symptoms persist, consider being evaluated by a shoulder specialist. Occasionally, a cortisone injection or formal pt may be indicated. Certainly, if symptoms persist beyond this, further workup or teting may be required to look for a more significant injury. ...Read more

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How long does it take to recover from a foot injury?

How long does it take to recover from a foot injury?

What type?: There are many types of injuries of the feet ranging from minor to severe and treatment and recovery varies accordingly. ...Read more

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How long does it take you to recover from rotator cuff injury?

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How long does it take you to recover from rotator cuff injury?

6-12 weeks: Typically, a rotator cuff strain resolves in 6-12 weeks. They are sometimes associated with other injuries that may take longer. Rotator cuff tears do not heal on their own. They may calm down and stop producing pain, but will not heal back to the original position. Healing after a rotator cuff repair takes 12-16 weeks and continues to improve 6 months after surgery. ...Read more

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How long does it take to heal from a hip fracture?

How long does it take to heal from a hip fracture?

6 weeks: In general hip fractures take six weeks to heal but it depends on the other clinical comorbidities and other medical problems. ...Read more