How Long Does It Take to Recover from a Broken Leg?


The amount of time it takes for a broken leg to heal depends on where the leg was injured. If the femur or upper leg was broken, it would take approximately 12 weeks to heal. The knee or patella takes 4 to 6 weeks and the lower leg or tibia takes 10 to 14 weeks to heal.
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It's different for everyone, it takes about six weeks (1
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