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How long does it take a slight compression fracture in T12 to recover

A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
40 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
About 3 months: It takes about 3 months to heal, though total healing may take 6 months or more. It is a process. Smoking, some drugs (non steroidal anti-inflammatory ... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Dowling
40 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Usually within 12 : Weeks. However, one should get evaluated as to any bone density loss and aggressively treat if present to minimize risk of another fracture if due t ... Read More
Dr. Kevin Vaught
28 years experience Neurosurgery
3 months: The average healing time is 3 months.

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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4-6wks...: Depends on the situation and severity of fracture....associated soft tissue, nerve root injury.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Popowitz
23 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
About right: Assuming you are healthy and a non-smoker that is a reasonable timeframe. Could take up to 6 weeks. Avoid high impact activities or heavy lifting.
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Dr. James Goodrich
39 years experience Neurosurgery
Compression fracture: A compression fracture with a 25% loss in height is not insignificant, i would think the healing time might be a bit longer than three weeks, more lik ... Read More
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A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Qamar Khan
17 years experience Pain Management
Brace and Rest: Generally at your age unless you are on high dose steroid for any reason, you will most likely heal from these fractures quickly. If the pain persist ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me explain: Six month should be enough time to heal the fracture, check with your doctor if you any other problem due to complications from that fracture.
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Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Compression fracture: Compression fractures of vertebrae take up to 12 weeks to heal. The discoloration in the buttock area was most likely due to blood leaking downward or ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Benglis
17 years experience Neurosurgery
Compression fracture: 6 weeks to 3 months usually. I usually brace patients with minor/ nonsurgical fractures. If back pain is debilitating patients may be a candidate f ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lynn Bartl
28 years experience Neurosurgery
Chronic Fracture: Vertebroplasty is a non-invasive procedure in which bone cement is injected into the vertebral body and is commonly done for osteoporotic compression ... Read More
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A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Could be: Interpretation error or images poor positioning
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Malvehy
21 years experience Phlebology
Pain is normal. : It's not uncommon to have ached and pains in old injury sites. Don't make too much of it.

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