Doctor insights on: How long does it take to heal from a pelvis fracture
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
6 weeks: In general hip fractures take six weeks to heal but it depends on the other clinical comorbidities and other medical problems. ...Read more
If your glucose: Is well-controlled, you should heal the same as anyone else. It will depend upon the type and severity of the fracture, and what had to be done to repair it. Best check w/your surgeon. ...Read more
I am assuming you mean a small crack to the pelvic bones.
Nondisplaced, or minimally displaced pelvic fractures usually heal within 6-12 weeks.
During that time, you should refrain from heavy lifting and stair climbing. But low impact exercises such as walking, or swimming should be encouraged as tolerated. ...Read more
My dad is 80 yrs old, he got a hair line fracture in his right pelvic bone. He is healthy and no underline medical history. How long it will take 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. ...Read more
Depends: Really depends on fracture location, in regard to the hip anatomy. The manner of fixation and/or repair is determined by this fracture location, which then completely determines the expected recovery. Repair can include pinning, plate fixation, rodding, and/or replacing. Healing and/or recovery can be any where from 6 weeks to 4 months. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
12-16 weeks: It take a while depending the type of the fracture and location. ...Read more
Bf said that he has "fractured" his penis before. I was just wondering how long that will take to heal?
No bones about it: Since there are no bones in the penis (at least in humans) I'm not sure what he "fractured". Gives new meaning to the phrase, "i have a bone to pick with you". ...Read more
Depends: It will depend on your general health, any chronic diseases, medications you are on, age, how much rest you can give the hip, the therapy you get or receive, and your state of general nutrition. Most thing like this, if treateed properly wlll heal in 4-6 weeks. It could be shorter or could be longer. See a reputable orthopedist, sports medicine doctor or physiatrist (rehab doctor) and get evalu. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: The avulsion fracture may or may not heal with bone, depending on how displaced it is. It may heal with scar tissue, which is ok too. The combination of these injuries usually takes around 4-8 weeks to heal, depending on the severity. The pain will improve before this, however. ...Read more
How long does it take for a moderately lg pelvic hematoma to go away by itself. Result of pelvic fractures.
Weeks: Hematomas can take weeks and even months to completely resolve, especially if they are sizable. I suspect the pain that you have (from the fractures and the hematoma) will likely resolve within about 6 - 8 weeks, probably long before the hematoma actually resolves. ...Read more
I have 4 pelvic fractures and it's been over 11 weeks and the bones are still not healed. No surgery. How long should it take?
Multiple frx: Sorry to hear. Multiple fractures can take longer to heal than simple fractures. It also depends on age, past medical history and nutrition status. Generally a single fracture can take 3 months to a year to fully recover, this includes therapy and swelling time. However, from your age and fracture status, you may take longer than a simple fracture recovery. Hope this helps. ...Read more
1 year: Having operated on many professional athletes and the current world champion barrel racer, they all tell me that they are still improving up to 1 year out. ...Read more
I am suffering from open book pelvic fracture with 2 mm displacement between the pelvic bones. How long would it take for recovery.
2-3 months: It generally takes 2-3 months to recover. Of course the first 2 weeks are the worst then it slowly starts to improve and gets better. Good luck. ...Read more
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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