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broken tibia of a 71 year old female--will it heal well?

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Dr. Pedro Hernandez
Geriatrics 40 years experience
Umpredictable: Nobody can predict it. Sometimes fractures do not heal well requiring bone electrical estimulation. If the fracture is large or with too much separation from both borders the orthopodist will recommend surgery.
Dr. Keith Baldwin
Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery 15 years experience
Maybe: The shin bone is notorious for slow healing. Take care of yourself, eat right, and follow up with your md. And no smoking!

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