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Are there home remedies for compression fracture

A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Armstrong
26 years experience Neurosurgery
Rest: Easy walking, calcium and vitamin d, avoid heavy lifting, walking every day, and try to stand up straight.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Patients : This wil heal in 3months with rest and activity restriction you can look into kyphosing plastic or vertebroplasty can speed pain relief efforts with ... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Sider
38 years experience Sports Medicine
Pain med, rest: The routine treatment would be to limit activities especially heavy lifting or sports typically the fracture will heal over 6-8 weeks but most of t ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Armstrong
26 years experience Neurosurgery
Options: Kyphoplasty- but you're too young vertebroplasty- you're too young brace- jewitt or tlso brace to allow healing and keep the spine aligned, prevent ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Chao
37 years experience Radiology
Time heals: There was a study on vertebroplasty - apparently it is not a useful procedure. Medicare will not reimburse for them I am told. Check with your ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theresa Redling
33 years experience Geriatrics
Conservative : Most osteoporotic compression fracture s will heal within 3 months. Treatment focuses on pain management and re building bone with calcium vitamin d a ... Read More
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A 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marvin Ott
19 years experience Emergency Medicine
No: Compression fractures of the spine can potentially be unstable. Because of this, chiropractic manipulation is contraindicated, as movement of the frac ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
24 years experience Family Medicine
Time: Compression fractures are very painful and time is the usual treatment. Pain medications and back braces also help. If the fracture is severe there ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Kumar
36 years experience Internal Medicine
L5 #: If the fracture has been caused by acute injury, kyphoplasty or vertebroplasty are popular treatments. If it occurred spontaneously without trauma, mo ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience Internal Medicine
Rest & analgesics: Vertebral fracture, often a compression fracture in osteoporotic skin, if not caused by trauma, is often very painful. If intractable not effectively ... Read More
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