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How long dows it take for a bone bruise to heal?

Recovery. The recovery for an injury varies by patient, severity, desired level of activity, and the specific muscle that has been injured. Rest ice compression elevation for the injury will aid in the recovery process. If you fail to improve, seeing an orthopaedic specialist may be required. Read more...

How long is it supposed to it take for a bone bruise to heal?

Healing. A bone bruise is actually bleeding into the bone. You will not see it on xray, but will on an mri. Bone bruises can take days to months to heal. I have seen some cases last months and some days the patient has pain and other days they don't. Read more...
Healing Help. With injury to tissues, inflammation (red, hot, swelling, tenderness) occurs. There is leakage of blood from damaged capillaries and veins which collects under the skin and causes the purple blue coloring we call a bruise. Over time, damaged tissues heal and blood collections are reabsorbed slowly. Protect the area to promote fastest healing. Motrin/advil may help. Read more...

What is a bone bruise and how long do they take to heal?

Bone Bruise. Bone bruises are compression injuries. They can occur from falls, sports injuries and accidents. Bone bruises can be very painful and they often take weeks to several months to heal. As the injury needs time to heal, individuals with a bone bruise must cope with the discomfort during this time. Read more...