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Have a non displaced fracture of the lateral tibial plateau, with mild bone contusion. Time to heal?

hi, i have a nondisplaced fracture of the lateral tibial plateau and a mild bone contusion in the medial femeral condyic. Also lateral subluxation of the patella . I am braced and on crutches for the next 3 weeks. How long will this take to heal and until I can put weight on the knee . I am a mom of 5 and need to get stuff done.
Asked On : Sat, 16 Mar 2013
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hello mam..
welcome to healthcaremagic..

wel in your case the nondiplaced fracture of tibia wil heal in next 3 weeks but to it wil take 7 to 10 more days for the complete weightbearing.. contusion on femoral condyle is mild one so it wil heal in 14 days , and subluxation of patella too wil heal in 14 days, so major problem is with tibial fracture whic wil take more time as u seem to be a lady may be in mid 30s or 40s,
so dont worry it wil take time to heal on itself , to make sure it heals faster u should take calcium tablets, rest, immobilisation as much as possible, vitamin c containing items like citrus fruits, tomato, etc..
i hope this solves ur query..
i wish u a speedy recovery...
thank you..
Answered: Sun, 17 Mar 2013
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