What is the recovery time for surgery to put plate and screws in for a lower leg fracture?

6 plus weeks. Broken bones take about six weeks to heal if you're otherwise healthy. Recovery includes healing of the fracture but also physical therapy. Done adjacent muscles, tendons etc. Also have to heal.

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Any advice on getting comfortable when wearing a big cast from a lower leg fracture?

ExerCise, sleep. For healing you need good muscle tone and good sleep. Mechanical things can also help. You could ask your orthopedic surgeon if the cast can be adjusted or changed. Read more...