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spine t12 compression fracture

A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones answered
44 years experience Family Medicine
Can be: A lot of pain is involved for up to 12 weeks. The fracture is more serious if any fragments from the fracture are "pushed" backward towards the spina ... Read More
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 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.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Weston
30 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Kyphosis: If the facture healed as awedgeand your new spineshape has your center of gravity in front oyoursacrum this leads to a lifetime of overworked muscles ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lynn Bartl
27 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 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Bolesta
39 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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A 56-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Could be: Interpretation error or images poor positioning
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Albert Malvehy
20 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.
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 68-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Romano
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Fracture : No ultrasound to the region of the fracture. Ultrasound is contra-indicated to the region of a fracture. You may see benefits from muscle changes arou ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
4-6wks...: Depends on the situation and severity of fracture....associated soft tissue, nerve root injury.

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