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What to do if I have a tibial tuberoisty evulsion fracture and I am wondering how long it takes to get back to football and sports

A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience in Family Medicine
X-ray: An x-ray would show whether there is an avulsion fracture. If there is, it takes bones 4-6 weeks to heal properly. You should consult a sports medic ... Read More

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A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Hettinger
35 years experience in Podiatry
It may be...: But there are seven different tarsal bones and treatment varies based on which one it is, the extent of the fracture, where the "chip" is located, etc ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joe Wilkinson
43 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Could be any: Trauma could cause an adjacent sprain, fracture or other injury adjacent to the accessory center. A delayed x-ray looking for signs of healing might b ... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience in Pediatrics
Not this season: It will be a minimum of 6-8 weeks for a maxillary fracture to be healed enough to go back to a contact sport, and sometimes as long as 12 weeks depend ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
38 years experience in Sports Medicine
How about 6-8 weeks: If you have any fracture in your tibia, you really have to assume that it will take at least 6-8 weeks to heal time factors include your age, acti ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Sheskier
38 years experience in Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Usually 6 weeks: Avulsion fractures usually take about 6 weeks to stop hurting. Wearing a cast ora brace can make it more comfortable while healing. Often the pain sto ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Timko
20 years experience in Podiatry
Still need time: I would visit your surgeon for sure to check the hardware in your ankle. Most ankle surgeries i perform i tell my patients that it may take up to 1 y ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Hajnik
17 years experience in Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
3 months: Appropriately treated fractures typically heal within 3 months. Meniscus tears seldomly heal on their own, but they may not cause symptoms.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tariq Niazi
42 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Should be healed by: Now. Weakness is from being immobilized to allow the bone to heal by non wt bearing. Once your orthopod deems the fx healed, he'll start a supervised ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bradford Romans
36 years experience in Internal Medicine
A call to your: Surgeons office should answer your question.

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