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Can you ever recover 100% from a broken hip?

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Dr. Robert Cusick
8 years experience in Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery
Absolutely: When treated quickly and correctly, many hip fractures will heal to their pre-injury status. Of course, the time to heal is quite variable and depends on many factors. A full year may be required to get to the final level of function, but many patients gain full function in 3-6 mos. Work hard and follow the advice of your surgeon and your therapist to give yourself the best chance.
Answered on Sep 14, 2012
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