Broken bones take a varying amount of time to heal, frequently depending upon the type of bone broken, the age of the person, and the method in which the bone is broken. Larger broken bones, such as the bones in the thigh, would take an immense deal longer to heal, generally six weeks to three months in the average healthy adult. Broken bones in children and healthy adults are likely to heal well, with few difficulties.
How Do Broken Bones Heal?
Broken bones in those with osteoporosis can be immense cause for concern since the disease impairs the bone's abilities to mend, and bones may break again if they are sternly fragile.
Surgery to mend broken bones in people with osteoporosis is frequently problematic due to the risk of harming other bones during the procedure. This condition tends to be most frequent in children during growth spurts, and they quite simply break bones with even the slightest of injuries. A child with brittle bone syndrome who has a broken bone must be cautiously monitored and protected from activities that could cause another break.