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How long does it take for a tendon injury to heal?

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Dr. Joseph Bouvier
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Depends: This depends on the severity of the injury. A strain can take weeks, partial tear may take the time like a bone fracture (6-8) weeks. A complete tear requires surgical repair and the recovery time varies. Speaking to an orthopedic surgeon will help.
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