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How Long Does It Take For Soft Tissue In The Foot To Heal
Too vague...: It depends on what tissue is injured, the extent of the injury and it you are weight-bearing, extent of activities, etc. See a podiatrist. ...Read more
The body is composed of tissue that are classically described as beiing derived from three basic embyonic layers known as the endoderm, mesoderm and ectoderm that then differentiate into the structures that compose the body such as skin, soft tissues, bone, muscle, organs, etc. Stem cells are not differentiated and have the potential to ...Read more
Depends: Depends on type of injury & where on the foot it is located. ...Read more
Hi I have soft tissue damage to the top & outer side of my left foot after it was stamped on at work. How long does it take to heal?
A while: Depending on how bad the trauma was the muscles can be sore for several weeks. Be patient. ...Read more
Would depend: On the soft tissue structure is, the injury, the circulatory status of the patient.... ...Read more
I have "soft tissue" damage under my foot, I hit the heal of my foot when I fell. This happened on Saturday, How long to heal?
Varies: With rest and anti-inflammatory medication: 7-10days is realistic. ...Read more
One must keep: In mind "natural" is not necessarily better. If the proximal portion of the tendon retracted then the tendon may never function optimally again. Only allow a tendon to heal naturally, if under the guidance and or consulting of a treating physician. ...Read more
Unknown: If badly torn they may never really heal. ...Read more
Heel fissures: The severity of the fissure will determine the time it needs to heal. Less severe fissures could take as little as 1 week to heal. More severe fissures will need more time. Try soaking your feet every night then applying a moisturizing agent to the area. Cover with a moisture barrier. ...Read more
Fracture: Depends on the severity: consult with us if you need more specific help. ...Read more
6 weeks: Average is 6 weeks of rest, ice, ace. ...Read more
Variable....: It depends on a number of factors such as the location and character of the injury, how bad the associated soft tissue injury is, how well you can keep your foot elevated and your predisposition to swelling as well as others. ...Read more
8 weeks: Need a bit more information. Which bone in the foot is fractured? Metatarsal fx's take about 8 weeks to heal on average. Some fractures in the foot may take a bit longer and a few are prone to delayed healing (Jones' fx, talus fx., etc.) best of luck! ...Read more
On average 6-8 weeks: Bone healing usually takes 6-8 weeks depending on the type of fracture. Each person has a different healing potential depending on age and overall health. ...Read more
It depends on which bone or bones are broken, how it is treated.
Average would be 6-8 weeks. ...Read more
Many variables exist when it comes to healing: age, ability to rest & allow for recovery, severity of the tendon injury, treatments employed to promote healing. A peroneal brevis tendonitis that is treated early can "heal" in a few weeks. A tear of the peroneal longus may take 6-12 months. If I can be of help, then join my care team and virtual practice at
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1-5 days: Steriod injections for synovitis of the foot are used quite often. Certain steroid preparations are soluble and can work within 24 hours but their effect can be short lived. Depo forms (long acting /locally acting) can take up to 5-7 days to have their full effect since the steroid slowly dissolves or time. Wearing a brace or restricting activity of the foot can speed up the end result. ...Read more
How long can it take for Tendonitis and slight tear in tendon in the foot to heal? It’s been three months for me
Rehabilitation: Dear Nicole, an injury to the Achilles' tendon can take a while to heal. But your question is difficult to answer without a physical examination. There could be a trigger point in the calve muscles. It also depends on the mechanism of injury. Three weeks is long. Had a patient recently that rolled her calve on a foam roller and within 2 days pain improved. But a good examination needed ...Read more
I sprained my foot not my ankle its been 3 weeks already and I still feel pain and its a little bit swollen too, how long does it take to heal?
How do you: Know you didn't break or fracture a bone? I think an x-ray would be prudent. Also, at bare minimum the foot should be braced or immobilized. ...Read more
How long does it take for whiplash to heal I did a front flip off a 10-15 foot cliff over rotated and belly flopped it really hurt my neck howlongheal?
See someone: Whiplash is usually from rear end car accidents, but you may have strained your neck. Healing can take several weeks or more. On the other hand, if the pain is not improving, see your primary doctor or a spinal specialist to check for a serious injury. Definitely see someone if you have numbness, weakness, trouble using your hand, arm, leg. ...Read more
How long does it take for sciatica to heal? I have pains from my hip to the bottom of my foot, pulsing pains in calves, going on three months
4-6 weeks: Initially the symptoms last 4-6 weeks and if your body heals like it supposed to then pain relief starts. However disc herniations which are the cause of majority of sciatica symptoms last for 6-9 months and therefore people can have pain during that time as well. If not better after 6 weeks see a spine specialist to evaluate this further. ...Read more
I had neuroma removed & 3 toe tendon released it's been 9 weeks post op. My foot is still swollen can't wear shoes how long does it take to heal?
3-6 months: It takes a long time for swelling to go away comletely because of weakness of the muscles in the foot. So as you stand or walk for long period the foot will swell. As the strength improves you will noticee less and less swelling as the time goes on. Do not worry ...Read more
Depends: How was it broken, what bones, what treatment. ...Read more
Ankle sprain: Severe ankle sprains could take 6 to 8 weeks for the pain to resolve. The best thing to do to treat the ankle sprain as quickly as possible is to rest, ice, compress, and elevate the ankle on a daily basis. You may want to also use an ankle brace to help stabilize the ankle to allow ligaments to heal. ...Read more
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