Unfortunately, there is no simple or "always" answer to this. It depends on the patient, their health, the type of fracture, the success of the repair, the patient's expected activity level after healing, etc.
The doctor who is doing the repair is best able to give an assessment.
Having said all of this, I would guess it will be a number of months.
Posted By Vivian Abrams DPM on May 22, 2005 at 13:45:55:
In Reply to: Broken heel
posted by Graham Morgan on May 22, 2005 at 12:35:29:
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