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how long does it take to heal a stress fracture in the hip

A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
12-16 weeks: It take a while depending the type of the fracture and location.

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
38 years experience Sports Medicine
Several months: A stress fracture in the hip is more serious than almost any other stress fractures. It will take several months to heal and is unusual in that i ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
38 years experience Sports Medicine
Several months: A stress fracture in the hip is more serious than almost any other stress fractures. It will take several months to heal and is unusual in that i ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Pain in the hip : The patient with a hip fracture will have pain over the outer upper thigh or in the groin. There will be significant discomfort with any attempt to fl ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Pain with activities: Stress fracture means a tiny crack in the bone as a result of too much stress on the bone, more often occurring on feet. Typically one does not feel m ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew DeGruccio
28 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Painful: Hip stress fractures are always painful and limit weight bearing.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Rarely: Surgery is needed if there is a concern that the fracture may displace or not heal.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
52 years experience General Practice
Several concerns: "hip bone pain" in a forties person might be referred pain from spine, sacroiliac joint disorder, greater trochanteric bursitis of femur, so ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laurence Badgley
52 years experience General Practice
I guess pain: "hip/pelvis stress fracture" a curious medical diagnosis & one this doctor has never heard for symptoms in these structurally firm bone regions. Fract ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes some people are able to walk even with the pain of a hip stress fracture

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