A 22-year-old male asked:
on average how long does a spiral fracture take to heal? lower extremity)
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Dr. Thomas Deberardino answered
31 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Most fractures ~ 6wk: Most fractures heal in a bout 6 weeks. Reduced spiral fractures, in large part due to the broader surface area available for healing, heal enough to allow at least early motion and potentially partial weight bearing (fibula fracture) by 6 weeks.
Answered on Apr 17, 2015
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