3 doctors weighed in:

How long will a broken bone take to heal?

3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Joel McClurg
Orthopedic Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: It depends

Small bones usually take around 6 weeks while large bones like the thigh bone can take months, and months to heal even in perfectly healthy people.

In brief: It depends

Small bones usually take around 6 weeks while large bones like the thigh bone can take months, and months to heal even in perfectly healthy people.
Dr. Joel McClurg
Dr. Joel McClurg
Thank
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Surgery - Hand Surgery

In brief: 6-8 weeks

Fracture union in a healthy adult 6-8 weeks conditions, health, location, degree of injury, type of treatment, smoking, all play a role.

In brief: 6-8 weeks

Fracture union in a healthy adult 6-8 weeks conditions, health, location, degree of injury, type of treatment, smoking, all play a role.
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Dr. Jeffrey Wint
Thank
Read more answers from doctors