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How does a broken bone heal itself?

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Dr. Steven Shannon
Orthopedic Surgery 10 years experience
Fracture healing: In general, there are 3 stages of fracture healing. Stage 1-Inflammatory Phase with hematoma formation. Stage 2-Repair Phase with bony callus formation. Stage 3-Remodeling Phase with consolidation of callus and return of relatively normal bone structure.
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