Speedy recovery. Factors that may speed your friend’s recovery include: immobilization, elevation, good nutrition, follow the physicians’ instructions and tell them not to smoke. Bone healing usually takes 4-8 weeks depending on the type of fracture. Each person has a different healing potential depending on age and overall health.
Fracture. Doing all the hings already stated will help . After that is is dependent on the bone , type of fracture , displaced or not , etc. There are a lot of factors so there is no generic answer. Have the friend ask this question to his treating physician as that person has seen the x rays and knows best .