Fractures are broken bones. They can be simple (hairline) or complicated (multiple bones, displaced/out of alignment, or open - AKA sticking out of the skin). Symptoms include pain, swelling, bruising and sometimes obvious deformity.
How long does it take for bones to heal?
- In Children (below age 12): it can take 3-6 weeks
- In Adults: It can take 6-12 weeks