healing time for a broken bone

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healing time for a broken bone

Postby River » Wed May 21, 2003 5:21 pm

My 5 month old Griffon just broke the ball end of his fibula. He is being lag bolted back together by a specialist. I've been told he will take three to four months to heal and will basically be keneled during this time.

Anyone go through this before and have some advise for me?
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Postby larue » Wed May 21, 2003 5:46 pm

my max had a bone lesion from a unseen injury,,it took him 6 months for the xrays to show his leg healed,,,so it could be a long road,,do not get in a hurry,,,
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Is somewhat age dependant

Postby Doc E » Wed May 21, 2003 11:17 pm

How old is the dog ? Healing time can be influenced by the age of the dog.
Also, the fibula is pretty much non-weight bearing, and will heal faster than if it was the tibia.
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