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How Long Does It Take A Hairline Fracture Of The Spine To Heal
8-12 weeks: It take 8-12 weeks for fracture in the spine to heal.
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
It depend were is it: If the fracture in the thigh bone it take 6-8 weeks, if the fracture in small bone it take less than that.
?: It depends on where it is. In certain areas of vertebral body an innocent "hairline" fx can lead 2 instability. B sure 2 c a spine surgeon 4 ur care.
How long does it take for a hairline fracture to heal if the fracture is on the tip of the big toe?
6 weeks: Approximately 6 weeks.Get a more detailed answer ›
How long does it take a small hairline fracture take to heal in metacarpal area of hand in an active 25 yr old?
6 weeks: It generally takes about 6 weeks for a metacarpal hairline fracture to heal when casted.
It depend what bone: Large bones like femur it take 8-16 weeks, and location of the fracture shaft or end of the bone, the shsft of the bone take longer than the end of the bone. Some bone like navicular bone also take longer time to heal.
Fracture: Most bones with good blood supply that are capable of healing will mend within 6-8 weeks. Not all fractures heal easily though, which is influenced by location, displacement, age, health/nutritional status, smoking, etc.
8 to 12 weeks: A standard fractured bone that is in place without major displacement takes 8 to 12 weeks to heal in a healthy person with proper immobilization. Smoking, diabetes, osteoporosis, and other chronic conditions can prolong or delay this healing. Premature mobilization or weight bearing on the extremity could also cause delayed or non healing.See 1 more doctor answer
My son is 18 months old and got a small hairline fracture at the distal end of his humorous. How long will this take to heal, and be in pain?
Very quickly: Young children heal extremely quickly. Likely that pain will be gone and be fully healed by 2-4 weeks.
Depends: Bones take atleast 6 weeks to heal and the joint a few weeks to regain its flexibility and function.
Fracture: Varies depending on severity of fracture, displacement, age of patient, smoking status, etc. In general, most fractures that are minimally displaced will heal in 6-8 wks. Most displaced fractures can take longer and may not heal at all. Surgery may be needed to approximate the ends of the bone if widely separated.See 1 more doctor answer
Weeks to months: The healing time of fractures in ribs and other bones depends on displacement of fracture fragments. If no displacement fracture usually heals the quickest. Rib fractures if not displaced are one of fastest healing fractures. Hairline fracture is nondisplaced fracture. Healing begins in 10 days and usually compete by couple months.
4-6 weeks: Most hairline fractures heal rather quickly. That said, some fractures seem to take their time and other still will not heal without some "help". Most toe fractures that are not displaced will heal uneventfully, and within 4-6 weeks.See 1 more doctor answer
Varies: This depends on your age, smoking history, underlying medical problems, location and type of fracture and if it is truly a new fracture or an incidental finding on an x-ray that was done since you had pain or injured the area and whether this is a stable or unstable fracture and whether there are associated injuries to other structures.
Iihave a hairline fracture in my right wrist how long will it take to heal and well that effect my basketball?
Depends upon thbone: A scaphoid can take 2-3 months but a radius only a few weeks.See 1 more doctor answer
I have a hairline fracture on my neck, the 2nd vertabrae to be exact, how long do you thing it would take to heal?
8-12 weeks: An fracture of the C2 vertebrae, depending on the area involved, typically takes 8-12 weeks to heal and will need to be followed closely to make sure it does not displace.
Is it broken or fractured is a question I am often asked. The answer is basically that a broken or fractured bone is the same thing. A fracture means a break in the cortex or the strong layer of outer bone cells. In an adult the average time for that to heal varies greatly but is often considered to ...Read more
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