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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
If I have a cut near my ankle and now my ankle is stuff, could I have caused my ankle bones to be infected?
Outer part behind ankle bones swollen, only places swollen. What can it be? Very worried. No major health issues.
Possible: Peroneal tendonopathy or tear in retinaculum.Get a more detailed answer ›
No: Studies show that a healed fracture has the same strength as the surrounding bone. It is neither stronger and weaker; the one caveat is that there are times during the healing process where it may be weaker and stronger, but once the healing process finishes, it is equal in strength. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers