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How long does a scaphoid fracture typically take to heal?

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Dr. Mark Einbecker
Surgery - Hand Surgery

In brief: Depends

This is a very persnickety bone and depending on where in the bone it was broke will determine the length of time to heal.
Simple fractures can take several weeks and others several months.

In brief: Depends

This is a very persnickety bone and depending on where in the bone it was broke will determine the length of time to heal.
Simple fractures can take several weeks and others several months.
Dr. Mark Einbecker
Dr. Mark Einbecker
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Dr. Eon Shin
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: 2-3

Most scaphoid fractures take 2-3 months to heal, though some can take quite a bit longer. If the fracture is non-displaced, cast immobilization is usually sufficient treatment.
Many of these fractures will require surgery for appropriate fixation and healing.

In brief: 2-3

Most scaphoid fractures take 2-3 months to heal, though some can take quite a bit longer. If the fracture is non-displaced, cast immobilization is usually sufficient treatment.
Many of these fractures will require surgery for appropriate fixation and healing.
Dr. Eon Shin
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