A 31-year-old member asked:

Can too much bone grow back after a bone break?

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Dr. Jerry Miles
Podiatry 28 years experience
Bone repair: Yes over growth of bone happens. The bone is responding to the trauma and begins to make more bone. Some if that bone is called callus and is used to stabilize the bone on the outside while the inside repairs. Bone spurs also develop as bone is trying to repair itself
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