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How long DES it take to heal bone fracture in 81 year old after surgery (big toe fracture and wrist dislocation)?

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In brief: 6-8 weeks

Bone fractures are generally healed completely in 6-8 weeks.
It is safe to say there is some degree of osteoporosis in a 81 year old but this is a general rule.

In brief: 6-8 weeks

Bone fractures are generally healed completely in 6-8 weeks.
It is safe to say there is some degree of osteoporosis in a 81 year old but this is a general rule.
Dr. John Callahan
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Dr. Steven Sheskier
Orthopedic Surgery - Foot & Ankle

In brief: 6-8 weeks

Toe fractures usually heal in 6-8 weeks where the fracture has bridging bone on x-ray and the fragments become stable.
Swelling may persist for months. Wrist dislocations heal slower because the ligaments are ruptured and may take months to resolve.

In brief: 6-8 weeks

Toe fractures usually heal in 6-8 weeks where the fracture has bridging bone on x-ray and the fragments become stable.
Swelling may persist for months. Wrist dislocations heal slower because the ligaments are ruptured and may take months to resolve.
Dr. Steven Sheskier
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