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How long it takes for a broken elbow to heal?

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Dr. Jack Choueka
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Depends

Elbow fractures come in all shapes and sizes.
Some need no treatment and you could use your elbow even before the bones heal. In other cases where the bones are displaced surgery may be needed. An x-ray and an examination by an orthopedic surgeon will help make the diagnosis to start the correct treatment.

In brief: Depends

Elbow fractures come in all shapes and sizes.
Some need no treatment and you could use your elbow even before the bones heal. In other cases where the bones are displaced surgery may be needed. An x-ray and an examination by an orthopedic surgeon will help make the diagnosis to start the correct treatment.
Dr. Jack Choueka
Dr. Jack Choueka
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In brief: Depends

Three different bones at the elbow.
Usually olecranon and depends on degree of disruption and alignment most fractures 8- weeks or so.

In brief: Depends

Three different bones at the elbow.
Usually olecranon and depends on degree of disruption and alignment most fractures 8- weeks or so.
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