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Running after a compression fracture

A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Goodrich
Neurosurgery 39 years experience
Compression fracture: Compression fractures of the spine are most related to trauma and what happens is the vertebral body, a bony structure in your spine becomes "compress... Read More

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
Plastic Surgery 34 years experience
Compression fracture: A compression facture is a comression factor disorder.
Dr. Larry Armstrong
Neurosurgery 27 years experience
Vertebrae fracture: Front half of the vertebrae with a fracture causing collapse of the vertebrae. Should not exceed 20-30% loss of height or will require treatment.
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shon Cook
Neurosurgery 17 years experience
Pain: Compression fractures are painful at the site of the fracture. Most heal on their own without any intervention. A brace can be worn for comfort to t... Read More
Dr. Mark Weston
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 31 years experience
Compression frx symp: Sharp pain with sitting and standing worse with lifting better lying down history of fall.
Dr. Kevin Vaught
Neurosurgery 28 years experience
Pain: Pain, especially when weight bearing or changing positions.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rhett Griggs
Hand Surgery 19 years experience
Compression fracture: Fracture of a bone from longitudinal force, usually referred to in the spine.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Larry Armstrong
Neurosurgery 27 years experience
Worsening: The biggest concern with compression fractures is continued or worsening collapse of the vertebrae. Follow up with your neurosurgeon or orthospine su... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Christopher Ferguson
Orthopedic Surgery 19 years experience
Usually bracing/time: Most compression fractures are treated with bracing for 6 to 8 weeks and pain. Follow the advice of your treating doctor.
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Miller
Dr. David Milleranswered
Family Medicine 10 years experience
Sure can be: Any vertebral fracture has the potential to be bad. Compression fractures, depending on the cause, can create lots of problems. Among them are pinched... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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Quite often: Could start as a simple pain. Please see doctor, because is not that simple to diagnose and treat pain.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chittur Ananthakrishnan
Orthopedic Reconstructive Surgery 54 years experience
Yes: Vertebroplatsy is one of the modes of treatment but it is not for everyone and should be done for very specific reasons.
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
Orthopedic Surgery 40 years experience
Yes: Some medical conditions and medications can weaken the bone prematurely, leading to fracture. Trauma can cause fractures at any age.

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