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When do your long bones stop growing?

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Dr. David Lemme
Family Medicine

In brief: By about 16 years.

An MRI study has shown that the growth plates at the distal femur and proximal tibia of 94% of individuals studied had finished growing by 15 years and all of them by 16 years of age.
(j knee surg. 2002 spring;15(2):72-6.).

In brief: By about 16 years.

An MRI study has shown that the growth plates at the distal femur and proximal tibia of 94% of individuals studied had finished growing by 15 years and all of them by 16 years of age.
(j knee surg. 2002 spring;15(2):72-6.).
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