For how long does a bone fracture take to heal?

Depends. Healing depends on age, younger person faster healing, and mineralization, slower with osteoporosis. Deformity at fracture site such as angulation or displacement increases tiem for healing.

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How long will it take to heal a bone fracture?

Depends on what bone. It really depends on what bone (or bones) were broken, and the severity. A lot has to do with what soft tissue may have been damaged based on the mechanism of the fracture. Most people get along well without being disabled. You may be inconvenienced to varying degrees though. Read more...

How long can it take for a bone fracture to heal?

4 to 6 weeks. Small hairline fractures can be clinically or functionally healed at about 4 weeks. More substantial fractures usually heal at about 6 weeks but there are some more difficult cases where delayed healing can take much longer. Read more...

How long will a fractured bone take to heal?

Fracture. The general response is 6 weeks. But it depends upon the personality of the fracture. Some bones are displaced, have poor blood supply, have multiple pieces, may be in immunocompromised hosts. Some don't heal & are called nonunions. Read more...