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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
As soon as no pain: If an adult has a broken hip, the fracture is usually in the upper part of the thigh bone. The orthopedic surgeon stabilizes the fracture with pins or ... Read More
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Dr. Gary Pess answered
39 years experience Hand Surgery
Depends: It depends on the healing time, method of fixation and is best answered by your orthopedic surgeon.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Dearborn
29 years experience Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
IT depends: If the fracture was treated by fixing it with screws or a plate, it takes 6 weeks to heal. If the hip was replaced, it is more of an issue with soft ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. G Jason Hunt
15 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Next Day: There are typically 4 types of orthopedic implants for hip fractures. 1. Cannulated screws 2. Sliding hip screw 3. Cephalomedullary nail and 4. Parti ... Read More
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Dr. Todd Woltman
29 years experience General Surgery
Depends: Depends on how it is fixed. In most cases immediately.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nolan Segal
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It varies: It depends on the nature, severity, & type of break as well as the general condition of the person and bone quality. On average 8-12 weeks.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Waldman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
6 -12 weeks: It takes about six weeks for the bone to become structurally solid, but can take an extended period of time for all the muscles, ligaments and tendons ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Cohen
27 years experience Family Medicine
Months?: Depending upon the nature of the injury; and the skill of the orthopedist who repaired it(if surgery was needed), and the physical therapist on the ca ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Waldman
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
6 - 12 weeks: Most hip fractures will continue to improve for up a year after the injury. Most require surgery.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rhett Griggs
18 years experience Hand Surgery
Variable: Depends on where it is..But the none will heal in 10-12 weeks but functionally you will be in rehab and gaining strength for over a year...
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nolan Segal
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Varies: Itcdepends on what type and how bad the fracture is. Most of the procedures are quite routine . As with any surgery thee are risks. Recovery is 3-6 mo ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Steven Brown
38 years experience Hand Surgery
Variable: Depends on location of the fracture and mode of treatment. Ask your treating orthopedist.

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