A 40-year-old female asked:
i how long does it take an femoral nail to heal? i had one done on 10/22 and i can't find anything. how long on pt ?when will i be able walk unaided?
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Orthopedic Surgery 23 years experience
About 2 months: This will depend on how severe the break was and where along the bone it occurred. That being said, it usually takes around 8 weeks for the femur to heal. As far as walking, you will need to confirm with your surgeon, but usually about 2 months as well.
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Last updated Apr 19, 2013
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