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How long should it take for a hip avulsion fracture and a hip strain to heal?

How long should it take for a hip avulsion fracture and a hip strain to heal?

Depends: The avulsion fracture may or may not heal with bone, depending on how displaced it is. It may heal with scar tissue, which is ok too. The combination of these injuries usually takes around 4-8 weeks to heal, depending on the severity. The pain will improve before this, however. ...Read more

Dr. Daniel Saurborn
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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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How long will it take for a hip avulsion fracture and a hip strain to heal?

How long will it take for a hip avulsion fracture and a hip strain to heal?

Depends: It will depend on your general health, any chronic diseases, medications you are on, age, how much rest you can give the hip, the therapy you get or receive, and your state of general nutrition. Most thing like this, if treateed properly wlll heal in 4-6 weeks. It could be shorter or could be longer. See a reputable orthopedist, sports medicine doctor or physiatrist (rehab doctor) and get evalu. ...Read more

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What can I do about hip avulsion fracture?

What can I do about hip avulsion fracture?

It depend: Some avulsion fracture can be treated by no weight bearing for week or two, then gradual weight bearing for another 3 weeks, usually they heal with no problems. Some if they are displaced need to have surgery to put them back in place. ...Read more

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What is a hip avulsion fracture and how is it treated?

What is a hip avulsion fracture and how is it treated?

Muscle contrarction: An avulsion fracture occurs when a tendon or ligament, along with a piece of the bone it's attached to, gets pulled away from the main part of the bone. Treatment resting and icing the affected area, then doing controlled exercises to stretch the tendon and promote bone healing — is usually all that's needed for an avulsion fracture to heal. In rear case we have to do surgery to put back ...Read more

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I have an urgent questions about hip avulsion fracture? What are the signs and treatment methods for a hip avulsion fracture?

I have an urgent questions about hip avulsion fracture? What are the signs and treatment methods for a hip avulsion fracture?

Mostly non surgical: The sign is pain and limited mobility of the involed hip . The vast majority of avulsion fractures heal very well without surgical intervention, but be sure to talk to your doctor about the best treatment for your specific injury. ...Read more

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After a hip avulsion fracture what can I do to strengthen the ligament?

After a  hip avulsion fracture what can I do to strengthen the ligament?

Consevative and: Surgical.An avulsion fracture is an injury to the bone in a place where a tendon or ligament attaches to the bone. When an avulsion fracture occurs, the tendon or ligament pulls off a piece of the bone. Most of the time it will heal without surgery, some situation may require surgery. In both cases i it will require physical therapy and strengthen exercises.. ...Read more

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How long does it take for a minor elbow avulsion fracture to heal?

About 6 weeks: Depends on where the avulsion exactly is. Sometimes a period of immobilization is required. See an upper extremity orthopedic doctor for this. ...Read more

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How long will an avulsion fracture in thumb take to heal?

6-8 weeks : It varies, but most fractures take 6-8 weeks to heal. You would want to make sure it is not a "game keepers thumb" which is an avulsion fracture in which the ulnar collateral ligament often gets inserted between the bone edges and can limit fracture healing; these often require surgery to heal. ...Read more

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My foot has been put in a cast bc of an avulsion fracture. How long will it take to heal? I go to get and X-ray in two weeks.

My foot has been put in a cast bc of an avulsion fracture. How long will it take to heal? I go to get and X-ray in two weeks.

4-6 weeks: The bone may take 4-6 weeks to heal. It depends on which bone is fractured and the severity of the fracture. For some avulsion fractures, it may be possible to transition from a cast to a walking boot after a couple weeks. ...Read more

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I have a "undisplaced avulsion fracture base proximal phlaanx L great toe" - what does this mean, what is treatment and how long does it take to heal?

Toe fracture : Undisplaced fracture means there is a fracture but bones are still in close proximity. Avulsion fracture means that muscle has pulled the bone by force and caused fracture . Undisplaced avulsion fracture of toe are treated by buddy strapping usually for 6 weeks . ...Read more

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All my midfoot bones are severely contused on MRI and avulsion fracture my proximal navicular even after 8 wks. How much longer to heal? Frustrated.

All my midfoot bones are severely contused on MRI and avulsion fracture my proximal navicular even after 8 wks. How much longer to heal? Frustrated.

Bone contusions: Bone contusions can take many months to fully resolve of symptoms. Bone fractures ordinarily take 6 weeks to heal. ...Read more

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What therapy is there for avulsion fracture?

What therapy is there for avulsion fracture?

Depends: This really depends on which bone is involved. Some avulsion fractures require no therapy at all while others may involve therapy. ...Read more

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Can it be an avulsion fracture or a stress fracture?

This would require: History, physical examination ; x-rays to properly diagnose. ...Read more

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How will I be treated for an avulsion fracture or sprain?

Ankle injury : An avulsion fracture may require several types of treatment based on the size and any displacement of the avulsed bone. This could require casting to surgery. An ankle sprain depending on severity could require rehab to surgery. Clinical exam and imaging helps tailor treatment. ...Read more

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How to treat an avulsion fracture of superior anterior spine?

See orthopedist: I would have to see the xray to make recomendation and have some details about the injury. ...Read more

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What can I do for an avulsion fracture of the medial malleolus?

Cast: If you have an avulsion fracture that is in place, than a cast or aircast would be the treatment of choice, if this is seperated from the larger bone, it may require surgical fixation. Don't wait, see your podiatrist or orthopedist for this. ...Read more

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What does an avulsion fracture right navicular look like in a x-ray?

Avulsion fractures: All avulsion fractures, regardless of their location, have a similar appearance on xray. You will find a fragment of bone broken off and separated from the remainder. The difference is that the break takes place at the insertion of a tendon and is the result of a pull from that muscle. ...Read more

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What can I do to speed up the recovery from an avulsion fracture to humerus?

Protection: An avusion fracture means that a muscle pulled off a small piece of bone to which it attaches. The best way to heal as quickly as is to avoid using that muscle and avoid repetitive motion of the bone fragment. A splint o rbrace may help. ...Read more

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What are the signs and symptoms of an avulsion fracture of superior anterior spine?

Pain: Avulsion fracture - anterior superior iliac spine - radswiki www.Radswiki.Net/.../index.Php?...Avulsion_fracture_-_anterior_supe...Jul 5, 2009 – anterior superior iliac spine (asis) avulsion fractures typically occurs during athletic competition. Asis is the site of attachment for sartorius and ... ...Read more

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Ive had an avulsion fracture for 5 weeks im walking on it because physio said to but why does is swell up?

Ive had an avulsion fracture for 5 weeks im walking on it because physio said to but why does is swell up?

Avulsion Fractures : In general, fractures take 6-8 weeks to heal. An avulsion is a small fracture usually with a soft tissue attachment. Activity such as walking is frequently allowed, because it doesn't prolong the healing. However, for complete healing to take place allow 3-4 months. Symptoms should gradually improve during that time, till they finally resolve. ...Read more

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I suffered an avulsion fracture off the distal tip of the right fibula a week ago. I follow up w ortho in 1 wk...What should I expect to be done?

Aircast brace: These fractures are usually treated like ankle sprains. An aircast brace is a clam shell like brace that provides stability to the ankle and decreases swelling. The brace is used for walking for about 3 weeks. Physical therapy is usually prescribed, and the ankle usually feels much better at about 6weeks, with healing taking about 3months. Overall, not a bad fracture, and patients do very well. ...Read more

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Stiff jammed finger avulsion fracture 2 months?

Stiff jammed finger avulsion fracture 2 months?

Follow up: While an avulsion fracture usually heals well on its own with time, if you are still having stiffness two months out, you need to follow up with a hand specialist or orthopedic surgeon for evaluation. Waiting too much longer may prevent anything more from being done to increase your motion. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Broken Bone (Definition)

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


Avulsions (Definition)

An avulsion is the result of a spraining type of injury where either a ligamentous or tendinous attachment pulls off a piece of the bone at its insertion site. Some avulsions will heal with rest and immobilization, ...Read more