A broken tibia can be treated through immobilization or certain surgical procedures. The tibia is the major weight-bearing bone of the leg, notes Mayo Clinic. More » Health Conditions & Diseases Breaks & Sprains

Treating any open fracture wounds with a sterile dressing and splinting the leg are two ways to start treating a dog's broken leg so that it starts healing properly, even before the dog sees the veterinarian for treatmen... More »

Recovery time for a broken leg is typically six to eight weeks. According to the Mayo Clinic, recovery time depends on the type of break and the general health of the patient. More »

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A broken humerus takes around 6 weeks to heal, although it can take up to 1 year to recover after treatment. When an individual experiences a broken humerus, the arm should be supported in a manner that will pull down th... More »