A 45-year-old member asked:
how long will it take to heal a bone fracture?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Mark Einbecker answered
36 years experience Hand Surgery
Depends: Different bones heal at different rates. Which bone are we talking?
Answered on Nov 5, 2012
Dr. David Hettinger answered
36 years experience Podiatry
Depends on what bone: It really depends on what bone (or bones) were broken, and the severity. A lot has to do with what soft tissue may have been damaged based on the mechanism of the fracture. Most people get along well without being disabled. You may be inconvenienced to varying degrees though.
Answered on Dec 9, 2013
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