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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.See 2 more doctor answers
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.See 2 more doctor answers
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.See 3 more doctor answers
It depends: It depends on which bone or bones are broken, how it is treated. Average would be 6-8 weeks.See 2 more doctor answers
How long?: How long have you had a broken foot? Bones on average take 6-8 weeks to heal shorter if you are younger longer if you are older. You should increase your calcium, vitamin d and vitamin c intake. That is what is needed to help with bone healing. But you have to give it time.See 1 more doctor answer
Broken foot: Depends on the type of fracture and location but typical 6 weeks.
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.See 3 more doctor answers
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?
Please: See your orthopedic surgeon.Get a more detailed answer ›
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