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29 Jun 2005

right calcaneus
How long does it take to have this break heal? I've had this 4 months now. Is it true that this evolves to heel surguries? Does the pain let up? I still can't stand on it.
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Foot expert

01 Jan 0001

Typically a fracture take 6 weeks for bone healing, BUT there are instances where healing can be delayed, or not occur at all, Yes surgery can be a consequence, and if you still cannot stand on the heel after 4 months I suggest you consult the orthopaedic surgeon who treated you initially as a matter of urgency
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