A 43-year-old member asked:
what is the recovery time for surgery to put plate and screws in for a lower leg fracture?
1 doctor answer
Dr. John Goldman answered
54 years experience Rheumatology
6 plus weeks: Broken bones take about six weeks to heal if you're otherwise healthy. Recovery includes healing of the fracture but also physical therapy. Done adjacent muscles, tendons etc. Also have to heal.
Answered on Mar 29, 2013
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