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How Long Does It Usually Take A Radial Fracture 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
6-8 weeks: It take about 6-8 weeks.Get a more detailed answer ›
How long does it take for a radial head fracture to heal after surgery? Had surgery on January & still get pains
I have a comminuted fracture to the radial head in my right elbow. It's been 9 months and i'm still in pain. How long does this take to heal?
Radial head fracture: Heals in the same time frame as most bones in most healthy persons 7-8 weeks. Pain can be from the severity of the fracture and joint and tendon mal alignment, elbow ligament problems, joint stiffness , and a host of other issues. Speak to the treating physician. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have a radial styloid fracture how long will it take to heal and cast removed? I am 40. had splint on for a week & half and fiberglass cast 28 days?
Fractures: 4 to 6 weeks should. Allow complete healing ...Read more
When the radial nerve is damaged in a fracture, how long would it take for it to recover; and is there a way to hasten the recovery process?
Depends: Non-displaced fractures of the radial head are managed without surgery. If fracture is displaced, surgery to repair or replace the fractured radial head. Fractures that need to heal require approximately 6 weeks to consolidate, with gradual rerun to activities to follow. Heavy work of sports typically done safely at 3 months. ...Read more
I had a fractured radial neck and it was put in cast for twoweeks. New and longer hair have appeared over my injured elbow after two months. It is clearly hairier than the otherelbow. Is it normal?
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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