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How To Heal A Broken Foot Fast
Multiple factors: Recommend seeing a doctor to get x-rays. Fracture toes can take 4-6 weeks to heal. In the meantime price. Protect via immobilization, if a toe, buddy splint the toe to the next toe and wear hard sole shoes that doesn’t allow the foot to bend. Rest – especially at night. Ice at night 20 minutes but no direct contact. Compress via immobilization to minimize swelling. Elevate during the day. ...Read more
Depends: On the location of the break, amount of displacement, the treatment course (surgical vs casting), compliance of the patient.......history of any smoking, immuno-suppressive medications or disorders. ...Read more
Patient dependent: In a perfect world, bones typically take 6-8 weeks to heal. However, improper immobilization, activity on the foot, complications in swelling and/or systemic medical conditions can cause delays in the healing process. Some disease that are known to delay bone healing include diabetes and osteoporosis. ...Read more
Variable....: It depends on a number of factors such as the location and character of the injury, how bad the associated soft tissue injury is, how well you can keep your foot elevated and your predisposition to swelling as well as others. ...Read more
Broken foot: The time the fracture needs to heal depends on the location of the fracture as well as the circulation status of the person. Some bone seal faster than others and some locations are harder to heal the other locations. Diabetes and smoking or also risk factors that make fractures heal sometimes twice as long. ...Read more
It depends on which bone or bones are broken, how it is treated.
Average would be 6-8 weeks. ...Read more
Broken foot: Depends on the type of fracture and location but typical 6 weeks. ...Read more
4-6 weeks: Usually 4-6 weeks depending on the type of fracture. Each person has a different healing potential depending on age and overall health. ...Read more
Why does a broken foot don't take long time to heal and ankle contusion take a lot if time (marcelo the madrid player has broken foot and 3month he's back?
Fracture/Contusion: A fracture typically takes 6-8 weeks to completely heal. This can be less or more depending on the location and it if was complete or not. A contusion many times is actually a ligament sprain which can take much longer than 2 months to heal depending on how severe. The location and severity of a contusion is a better indication as to how long the recovery will be. Most often, an MRI will also. ...Read more
It's been 3 months and x-rays show my foot is still broken. Will my broken foot ever heal if I don't see a doc?
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Broken foot: There are 26 bones in each foot and there are a variety of fractures types and severity and none of that information is available nor are the x rays available. That makes this a question that only your treating physician can answer ...Read more
Yes: A fracture of the foot is treated depending on the severity of the fracture and location of the fracture. Often a stress fracture can be treated nonsurgically with a stiff soled surgical shoe. Fractures that have displaced or involve the joint often require outpatient surgery to fixated the fracture to ensure proper healing and long term function. Fixation can be screws/plates/pins. ...Read more
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