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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
L4 and L5: Tough to be an athlete with pain, but regrettably you have to put up with it to get well enough before running again. A real disappointment and annoya ... Read More

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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kathryn Ko
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Pain possible: old fractures can result in pain as can DDD & arthritis.
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Back pain: Please continue to see your doctors but add a mind-body treatment into the mix. Search John Sarno, MD on the web to learn ways to use your psyche to ... Read More
A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dann Byck
Dr. Dann Byck answered
29 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Check for weakness: After a spine fracture the nerves can be pressed or squeezed. Injections can often help, but sometimes you will need the nerve freed of compression s ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chukwuka Okafor
15 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Depends on type: Treatment depends on type of fracture, stability of fracture, how much deformity fracture introduces to the spine. It also depends on how much spinal ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Harvey
33 years experience Neurosurgery
Hopefully: After healing, the bone should get back to normal strength. Recovery from a spine fracture and back surgery depends on the degree of injury, your own ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Keith Baldwin
14 years experience Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
Is it symptomatic?: painless spondylolithesis if low grade can often be managed non operatively but if it is progressive and has neurological symptoms or has pain that fa ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
If U R on adequate-: -replacement, not the cause even low or high thyroid levels would have no effect. Also compression fractures would have the opposite effect due 2 pain ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Lages
67 years experience Rheumatology
Ask doctor: By all means ask the doctor caring for you. In consideration are what your job involves and how well healed you are and what physical limitations this ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nihad Owaid
46 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Mostly from the hern: if the fracture healed completely, then the pain mostly from herniated disc ,you need to have NCV and EMG nerve test , if it positive for nerve compre ... Read More

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