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A 32-year-old member asked:

How long does it take for a femur/hip fracture to heal?

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Dr. Brian Chimenti
Sports Medicine 28 years experience
Fracture: Most bones with good blood supply that are capable of healing will mend within 6-8 weeks. Not all fractures heal easily though, which is influenced by location, displacement, age, health/nutritional status, smoking, etc.

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A 45-year-old member asked:

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

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Dr. Brian Chimenti
Sports Medicine 28 years experience
Fracture: Most bones with good blood supply that are capable of healing will mend within 6-8 weeks. Not all fractures heal easily though, which is influenced by location, displacement, age, health/nutritional status, smoking, etc.
A 43-year-old member asked:

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

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Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 56 years experience
6 weeks: In general hip fractures take six weeks to heal but it depends on the other clinical comorbidities and other medical problems.

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