How Bones Heal
Bone is living tissue made up of cells. When a bone breaks, cells in the blood rush to the fractured area. These cells help grow new bone. Bones heal through a gradual process called remodeling. The length of this process depends on general health, age, the type of fracture and how well the injury is cared for.
May 11, 2018
Normal Skeletal Development and Regulation of Bone Formation and Resorption, UpToDate
Joseph, Thomas N., MD,Turley, Raymond Kent, BSN, MSN, RN