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How long is the healing time for wiring two ankle bones together?

How long is the healing time for wiring two ankle bones together?

Ankle fusion?: Assuming you mean an ankle fusion, about three months for bones to fuse, ~ 6 months for swelling to resolve, strength to return. ...Read more

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Bone (Definition)

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


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What is the time frame for broken bones beginning to fuse back together?

What is the time frame for broken bones beginning to fuse back together?

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 more

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How long does for two broken bones in the arm to heal?

How long does for two broken bones in the arm to heal?

Eight weeks: Usually take between six to eight weeks for an adult, children heal a lot faster depending upon the age. ...Read more

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Roughly, how long would it take for a broken tibia and fibula, in the same leg to heal?

Roughly, how long would it take for a broken tibia and fibula, in the same leg to heal?

6 weeks: If it is an uncomplicated fracture of each and immobilised properly, they will take 6 weeks to heal. If they are complicated by being displaced, infected or affecting a joint surface it may take longer. ...Read more

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How long would it take for a broken tibia and fibula, in the same leg, to fully heal?

How long would it take for a broken tibia and fibula, in the same leg, to fully heal?

Depends: It may heal up as quickly as 2 months. If the injury was severe and you have a highly comminuted fracture then it may take many more months and possibly further surgery to get it to heal. ...Read more

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What is the average healing time for broken femur?

What is the average healing time for broken femur?

3-4 months: It typically takes 3-4 months in adults for femur shaft fracture to consolidate. However neck & distal femur heal in half the time. Children also take half the time. ...Read more

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How long should it take for "stretched tendons" in the front of an ankle to heal?

How long should it take for "stretched tendons" in the front of an ankle to heal?

Stretched tendons: If by stretched tendons, you mean ligament laxity.This is commonly seen as a result of an ankle sprain. The normal treatment regimen for an ankle sprain, without ligament tear is three weeks of immobilization. ...Read more

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How long does it take for all the soft tissue to heal after surgery to repair broken tibia plateau?

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

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How long is the healing process for a fractured arm bone?

How long is the healing process for a fractured arm bone?

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

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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 will it take for my knuckle bone in the pinky toe to be removed in surgery and how long is the recovery time?

15 minutes: To perform the surgery. Stitches are moved at about 14 days. You can walk immediately but in a surgical shoe. ...Read more

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How long is the recovery period for broken capillaries on face in children?

How long is the recovery period for broken capillaries on face in children?

Superficial Injuries: Broken skin capillaries from injury on the face of children usually heals very fast- 4-6 days, provided there is no infection. ...Read more

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How long is the healing process of fx greater tuberosity humerus, cl and when should I start physical therapy?

How long is the healing process of fx greater tuberosity humerus, cl and when should I start physical therapy?

Ask your doctor: There are many factors that affect healing, both the type of fracture (displaced or not, etc) and your overall health. This question can only be answered by your treating doc. ...Read more

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What is the amount of time it would take to heal after ankle surgery for sprained ankle?

What is the amount of time it would take to heal after ankle surgery for sprained ankle?

Depends: It depends on the procedure used to repair the ligaments from the sprained ankle. Ask your surgeon. ...Read more

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How long would the healing time be for a broken/fractured tibia?

How long would the healing time be for a broken/fractured tibia?

Healing time: The average healing time for a tibia fracture that did not break through the skin is 4.5 months. For fractures that are more severe or break through the skin the average time is increased to 5.5 months. ...Read more

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