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How long is the typical healing process for a broken hip in an elderly person?

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Dr. Paul Cohen
Family Medicine
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In brief: Depends...

This depends upon the overall health of the person(their medical history, overall state of health, etc.
) see my earlier post for more about hip fracture recovery. Cheers!

In brief: Depends...

This depends upon the overall health of the person(their medical history, overall state of health, etc.
) see my earlier post for more about hip fracture recovery. Cheers!
Dr. Paul Cohen
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Dr. Christopher Hajnik
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction

In brief: 3+ months

Recovery can take up to a year, but the bone is usually healed within 3 months.

In brief: 3+ months

Recovery can take up to a year, but the bone is usually healed within 3 months.
Dr. Christopher Hajnik
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