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How long will it take for a fractured foot to heel?

How long will it take for a fractured foot to heel?

6-8 weeks: Assuming no co-morbidities, the fracture is non-displaced, you are able to immobilize properly, and non-smoker; bones usually take 6-8 weeks to completely heal. It takes smokers up to twice as long to heal. ...Read more

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Dr. Shari Jackson
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Fracture (Definition)

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


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I fractured the heel of my foot and was repaired with hardware. Can I dance?

Yes if: Yes as long as fracture was repaired in good alignment. If the subtalar joint which is above heel is not restored than arthritis can cause the joint to become stiff and painful which may limit dancing. ...Read more

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Can I put any weight on my foot if I have a heel fracture?

Can I put any weight on my foot if I have a heel fracture?

Heel fracture: If you have a true calcaneal fracture ( heel fracture). You should be non weight earring for 6-8 weeks in a below the knee fiberglass cast. ...Read more

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Fractured my toe 2 months ago was buddy tapped, now remains above ground,unable to put complete pressure on foot with severe heel pain after few steps?

Fractured my toe 2 months ago was buddy tapped, now remains above ground,unable to put complete pressure on foot with severe heel pain after few steps?

Fasciitis: Prob. Not related except for the change in gait. See a podiatrist. Sounds like fasciitis. Is it worse in am with first few steps and again after sitting? ...Read more

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About 3 months ago had baby, now my toes hurt when I wear high heels and jam feet into old shoes. Is foot fractured?

About 3 months ago had baby, now my toes hurt when I wear high heels and jam feet into old shoes. Is foot fractured?

Doubt it: Just had baby 3 months ago, you might still be swollen from fluid retention. An xray can confirm if your toe is fractured.Go see your doctor. ...Read more

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