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How long will a broken shoulder take to heal?

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Dr. Matthew Enna
Orthopedic Surgery
3 doctors agree

In brief: 8-10 weeks

The healing time depends on the type of shoulder fracture, and fractures tend to heal more slowly in smokers.
In general, a shoulder (proximal humerus) fracture will heal in 8-10 weeks.

In brief: 8-10 weeks

The healing time depends on the type of shoulder fracture, and fractures tend to heal more slowly in smokers.
In general, a shoulder (proximal humerus) fracture will heal in 8-10 weeks.
Dr. Matthew Enna
Dr. Matthew Enna
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Dr. Victor Khabie
Sports Medicine

In brief: 6 weeks

But will take many months of pt to regain full motion and strength.

In brief: 6 weeks

But will take many months of pt to regain full motion and strength.
Dr. Victor Khabie
Dr. Victor Khabie
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