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A 39-year-old member asked:

The doctors think i have a minor tear in the elbow tendon. how long will it take to heal normally ?

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Dr. Daniel Mass
Orthopedic Surgery 48 years experience
6 weeks: It depends on whic tendon is torn as whether you need a splint or exercise program. See an orthopedic surgeon.
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