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How Long Is The Healing Time For Wiring Two Ankle Bones Together
Bone is a living growing tissue made mostly of collagen (protein that provides soft framework) & the mineral calcium phosphate that adds strength & hardens the framework. Two types of bone are found in the body; cortical (dense compact outer layer) & trabecular (makes up inner layer, ...Read more
Varies: It varies based upon the bone involved and the specifics of the fracture. That being said, a general rule of thumb is that most fractures heal by 8-12 weeks. Again, there are certainly exceptions to that general statement. Don't hesitate to discuss the specifics of your case with your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bayonet accepted position of complete fracture radius and ulna will take how long to heal or build callus? My age is 26 is it still okay?
How long does it take for all the soft tissue to heal after surgery to repair broken tibia plateau?
Depends: This depends on many factors, including the severity of the fracture, the extent and type of surgery that was done, as well as any co-existing medical conditions such as diabetes, smoking, etc. For a healthy patient with no other medical problems, the soft tissues should largely heal within a couple of weeks. Your doctor will likely follow you closely to keep an eye on your healing. ...Read more
Sprains: Typically sprains require 6-8 weeks to fully heal. You can be active on them sooner in about 3 weeks. ...Read more
Varies: It varies with age, health, surrounding, and other factors. Very young children may heal a fracture in this little and 3- 4 weeks, while adults, average six weeks, with geriatrics eight weeks and longer.Healing is quicker with proper alignment and immobilization. Surrounding soft tissue damage and preexisting health issues often retard the healing process. ...Read more
What is the recovery time after the metal plate is removed from 5th metcarpal bone?
How long does it take to heal completely after the metal plate is removed from 5th metacarpal bone?
Metal/fracture/digit: Usually 6 weeks to 3 months. Best to ask the surgeon who inserted the plate.... ...Read more
How long will it take for my knuckle bone in the pinky toe to be removed in surgery and how long is the recovery time?
How long is the healing process of fx greater tuberosity humerus, cl and when should I start physical therapy?
Depends: It depends on the procedure used to repair the ligaments from the sprained ankle. Ask your surgeon. ...Read more
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