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proximal humerus fractures recovery time

A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Michalski
36 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Proximal humerus: It may take 6 weeks for boney healing, depending upon the displacement of the fracture, the health of the individual, and the quality of the surroundi ... Read More
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Dr. Gregory Harvey
38 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Fracture humerus: This fracture should take about 6 weeks to heal and then you will have to do therapy to regain motion and strength.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Holmes
23 years experience Sports Medicine
Not much longer : Assuming the bone is healing at a normal rate, I would suspect your "instability" symptoms should fade away in the next 2-3 weeks. Most nondisplaced t ... Read More
Dr. Peter Ihle
54 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
By that time-: -I would not expect you 2 feel that any more. Be sure that you get into see your ortho guy or @ least call & tell him/her of it
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ryan Pitts
17 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Shoulder Fractures: Dixie, a lot depends on your specific injury, but in general both fractures and a rotator cuff repair take about 6 wks to heal initially. For that tim ... Read More
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Dr. Zubin Khubchandani
25 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
6 months: Usually begin passive motion early (within a month). Active motion at 4-6 wks so you don't pull against the repair early on. Strengthening at 8-12 w ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Bicos
22 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Maybe...: Depending on the mechanism of injury (i.e. What led to the fracture and how hard the injury was), there is the possibility that you might have a hair ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vivek Agrawal
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
How Treated?: http://www.theshouldercenter.com/broken-shoulder.htm without knowing more specifics of your fracture and the type of treatment it is difficult to giv ... Read More
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A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Trettin
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Need exam: If u had orif prox humerus and have the motion now u are describing that is quite good. I assume you still have a plate in your prox humerus... Someti ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Hutchinson
34 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Most of these will heal in 6to 8 weeks without surgery. They should be followed to make sure they stay straight.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bruce Prager
42 years experience Sports Medicine
Fracture Humerus: Healing time for a spiral fracture of the humerus depends on the age of the patient, comorbidities such as smoking and whether or not the fracture is ... Read More
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A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Union of humeral: Fracture usually takes 6-8 weeks ; full recovery may take up to a year.Best wishes on ur rehab! http://www.humpalphysicaltherapy.com/mobile/injuries-c ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Bicos
22 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
About 1 year: The plate can be removed only when there is full healing and consolidation. Once the bone heals we also want it to remodel a bit to get stronger. By t ... Read More
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