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How Long Will It Take Until You Fully Recover From A Compound Femur Fracture
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
Depends on severity: A lot of variables come into play with this answer. Did you need surgery? If you needed surgery, did the surgeon have to use hardware to fix the fracture? Do you have osteoporosis? If the fracture is bad enough, it may take upwards of 6 months to heal and for the patient to be back to normal activities (this is including physical therapy). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Variable: Depends on where it is..But the none will heal in 10-12 weeks but functionally you will be in rehab and gaining strength for over a year... ...Read more
Long time: The bone takes 6 to 10 weeks to unite with new bone. The tissue surrounding the heel inculding the fat skin Small nerve endings tendons and muscle take much longer to heal. Patients may see improvement in there condition for 1 year to 18 months after injury. Many patients with calcaneal fractures experience a degree of discomfort and disability for a long period of time. Its a difficult injury ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It take 6-8 weeks: It depend how bad is it.It could vary as far as time is concern. ...Read more
6 weeks: In general hip fractures take six weeks to heal but it depends on the other clinical comorbidities and other medical problems. ...Read more
8 to 12 weeks: A standard fractured bone that is in place without major displacement takes 8 to 12 weeks to heal in a healthy person with proper immobilization. Smoking, diabetes, osteoporosis, and other chronic conditions can prolong or delay this healing. Premature mobilization or weight bearing on the extremity could also cause delayed or non healing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: Grades of sprain are classically considered mild-moderate- and severe. Mild is simply a bit of a stretch and heals in 2-4 weeks. A moderate sprain is where the ligaments are partially but not completely torn and these tend to take 4-6 weeks to heal. Severe injures are where the ligament is completely torn and they take 2-3 months to heal if at all. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
4-6 months: Really depends on how it was broke, how it was fixed, etc but realistically speaking the bone can take 3-4 months to heal based on location and your muscles will take additional time to recover if you were non weight bearing for a period of time. Expect improvements overall for upwards to a year. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Recovery: Normally 2-3 months.Get a more detailed answer ›
Varies: Healing time is dependent upon the procedure performed. ...Read more
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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