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Dr. Patricia Foster
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Fracture (Definition)

A fracture is a broken bone. As there is cartilage at the end of many bones at the joint, a fracture may also include a break in the cartilage. Fractures and broken bones are the same thing. It seems that many believe that a "fracture" is a lesser injury or an incomplete break in the bone, but this is not correct. Fractures may be displaced or ...Read more


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How to tell when a fractured foot is healed?

Radiographic: And clinical findings, your doctor will be able to tell you when. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how to heal a fractured toe quicker?

Can you tell me how to heal a fractured toe quicker?

It takes bone : Approx 6 weeks to heal. Could take 8 could take 4. Having said that...If you smoke, stop, if you have low vit d make it normal. You really can't speed it up, however, you can slow it down. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how long will it take a fracture to heal?

Can someone tell me how long will it take a fracture to heal?

That depends: That depends on many variables? Where was the fracture? How severe was the fracture? What type of fracture? Health of the person etc? ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how long will it take a non-displaced incomplete fracture to heal?

4-6 weeks is usual: Most fractures, including non-displaced incomplete ones, heal in 4-6 weeks. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a fractured vertebrae heal itself?

Frequently yes: There are many ways to fracture the spine. Most fractures will heal with time. Often bracing is used to help stabilize the bone to assist healing. There are certain types of fractures where surgery is recommended, but this determination should probably be made by a spine specialist such as an orthopedic surgeon or neurosurgeon. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how long will it take for my stubbed/fractured big toe to heal?

Can someone tell me how long will it take for my stubbed/fractured big toe to heal?

Stubbed/fractured?: If it is stubbed, then it'll probably be a contusion that will take a few days to subside. If there is bruising under the nail, there's a chance that you'll still see some residual bruising at that nail for up to a year, but the toe would be ok. However, if you fractured the toe, then it's a minimum of 6-8 weeks if you started treating the toe after it was injured. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could a small fracture in low back heal on it's own?

Please tell me, could a small fracture in low back heal on it's own?

Take it easy: Most spine fractures will heal within 3 months with bracing, limiting strenuous activity and close follow-up with a spine specialist. Some fractures require surgical stabilization and kyphoplasty is an option for elderly patients with compression fractures. Check out spine-health.Com. ...Read more

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Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Broken Bone (Definition)

A bone fracture is a condition in which there is a break in the bone. It can be caused by a high force injury or it may result from a previous medical condition that involves weakening of the bone. Common symptoms include severe pain, swelling of the surrounding ...Read more