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fractured l2 vertebrae

A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Farbman
26 years experience Neurology
See pain mgmt: Your best bet is to see a pain management physician. There may be injectible treatments such as epidural injections that could help. The answers cou ... Read More
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Dr. ADIL KATABAY
24 years experience Pain Management
See your doctor: See your doctor for evaluation, diagnosis & treatment including physical therapy, medications or injections.
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Louise Andrew
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
Depends: on how much pain is caused by being upright or moving around. Generally movement is better than no movement if it is tolerated.
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Vertebral fracture: Depends on how bad the fracture and is there is any spinal cord compression or not. Usually , the compression up to 25% can be treated conservatively ... Read More
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Vertebrae fracture : Management depends on the kind of fracture and if there are any neurological complications or not .
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Pain?: Poorly controlled pain is a common reason for inability to sleep. Discuss this with your physician.
Dr. Ravi Chand
26 years experience Psychiatry
Insomnia: Please call 911 fractured vertebra are serious dont move, treatment needed to prevent paralysis.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Gause
19 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Frequently yes: There are many ways to fracture the spine. Most fractures will heal with time. Often bracing is used to help stabilize the bone to assist healing. ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
42 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Depending on the type of fracture. It may or may not require surgical intervention. See an orthopedic spine specialist.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allan Levine
44 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No: A benign fracture of the vertebrae should heal in that period of time;although if the musculoligamentouss structures are "weakened", that could result ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
31 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Bone: Bone fracture compression, flexion distraction common spine fracture medical broken back is a bone injury or disruption of normal spine alignment i pe ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
36 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: I assume you're asking if you cangive birth naturally with these things going on, because yes, you can cary a pregnancy. Childbirth is different ques ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
31 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Yes: Two variables are bone strength and compressive energy applied the weaker the bone the less energy required to crush vertebra low energy fractures are ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Huffman
23 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Yes: If the fracture is causing compression or irritation to a nerve root in the lumbar spine it will cause "sciatica" or nerve pain in the leg.
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