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

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Dr. John Goldman
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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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