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I fractured my tibia then had a sprain a few months later, how long will my leg feel weak?

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Dr. Cassandra Lee
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Possibly 1+ yrs

Depending on the severity of your fracture, recovery from trauma such as a long bone fracture can take upwards of 1 year, possibly 2.
As you are healing your fracture, your activities are likely limited. As a result, your surrounding musculature may become deconditioned. It takes a long time to build back that endurance and strength.

In brief: Possibly 1+ yrs

Depending on the severity of your fracture, recovery from trauma such as a long bone fracture can take upwards of 1 year, possibly 2.
As you are healing your fracture, your activities are likely limited. As a result, your surrounding musculature may become deconditioned. It takes a long time to build back that endurance and strength.
Dr. Cassandra Lee
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Dr. Payam Rafat
Podiatry

In brief: Healing times vary.

Bone healing usually takes 6-8 weeks depending on the type of fracture.
Pain following a sprain may last from days to months. Each person has a different healing potential depending on age and overall health.

In brief: Healing times vary.

Bone healing usually takes 6-8 weeks depending on the type of fracture.
Pain following a sprain may last from days to months. Each person has a different healing potential depending on age and overall health.
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