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How do you know if your tibia is fully healed after a fracture?
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Dr. Thomas Deberardino
Orthopedic Surgery
4 doctors agree
In brief: No pain is best sign
A fracture of the tibia is healed when there is radiographic evidence of healing combined with an absence of pain with ambulation and a lack of pain with direct palpating over the fracture site.

In brief: No pain is best sign
A fracture of the tibia is healed when there is radiographic evidence of healing combined with an absence of pain with ambulation and a lack of pain with direct palpating over the fracture site.
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
Dr. Thomas Deberardino
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Dr. Sunil Prof. Wimalawansa
AS stated above, the ability for weight bearing, walking without pain is always a good sign. However, for proper heeling take more time with age. So, older the one is need to take more precuations as it wil take longer to heel prol perly and if not careful, can have yet another fracture.
Dr. Bryan Reuss
Orthopedic Surgery
In brief: XRay
An xray is the only way to truly tell.
Another hint is the absence of pain.

In brief: XRay
An xray is the only way to truly tell.
Another hint is the absence of pain.
Dr. Bryan Reuss
Dr. Bryan Reuss
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