There are many ways a fibula can be broken and healing time is directly related to the type and severity of the fracture sustained, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. While most bones take at leas... More »

With appropriate treatment, a fibula fracture generally heals in four to six weeks, states Baylor Scott & White Health. Depending on the level and severity of the break, treatment options include ice, elevation and using... More »

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Full recovery from a hip fracture repair surgery can take up to a year, according to WebMD. Patients usually stay in the hospital two to four days after the surgery takes place, then often move to a rehabilitation center... More »

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A fractured spine is treated by surgery and bracing depending on the type and severity of the fracture, explains the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. After treatment, the individual then needs to undergo rehab i... More »

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Depending on the type of fracture sustained to the fibula bone, treatment varies considerably and can include wearing a high-top tennis shoe or a short leg cast, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.... More »

Depending on the severity of the injury and type of treatment, the broken bones in a broken ankle typically heal after six weeks, and most patients resume nonstrenuous daily activities within three to four months, accord... More »

The recovery time for broken kneecap surgery depends on the type of surgery performed, but complete healing may take up to two years, according to the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons. If pins or screws were inse... More »