United Kingdom (Great Britain)
A 19-year-old female asked:
Broken tibia, no surgery - the soft bone around the break has all formed, how long should it take to harden/calcify? it's been 9 weeks since the break
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
A Verified Doctoranswered
26 years experience
Get re-evaluated....: If a fracture is splinted properly a normal bone repair time is 4 to 6 weeks. If you have not seen this result you should see an orthopedic surgeon. There are folks that heal slower. There are problems with healing like delayed union and non union. Your doctor can help you with this.
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