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t11 vertebrae fracture

A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Galland
31 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Compression fracture: This means you have a fracture of the vertebrae that has decreased the height of the T11 vertebrae by 50%+. The multilevel degenerative disease would ... Read More

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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
41 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: Depending on the type of fracture. It may or may not require surgical intervention. See an orthopedic spine specialist.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Bach Jr
41 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
About 6 weeks: This should heal in 6 - 8 weeks, barring any complications.
A male asked:
Dr. Zachary Veres
17 years experience in Family Medicine
Pain: epidursl injections, medications, physical therapy , massage , and yoga just to name a few. Stay active.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Steven Sheskier
38 years experience in Orthopedic Foot and Ankle Surgery
Tarsal coalition: A bony protrusion under the medial malleolus maybe be a sign that you have a tarsal coalition of the ankle bone (talus) to the heel bone (calcaneus) e ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience in Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Reassess: See your doctor for a repeat exam and advice for ongoing imaging and management. Use crutches and stay off your foot until you sort through it. All th ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gerald Mandell
51 years experience in Nuclear Medicine
Hand or foot: Navicular bone of hand or foot. Different causes and different treatments with different times for healing.
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kenneth Smith
31 years experience in Internal Medicine
Breast cancer: Breast cancer has predisposition for metastasize to bone. Bone pain and fracture must always be a consideration. See your physician bone scan indicate ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
30 years experience in Internal Medicine
NOT RECOMENDED: Spiral fractures take time to heal. Usual crutches are given to avoid weight bearing. If you bear weight on the fracture it will delay healing and may ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Varies somewhat: The mechanism by which the circumference of the wrist increases includes the growth of the bones that make up the wrist, the joint spaces in the wrist ... Read More
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Dr. Idan Sharon
27 years experience in Neurology
Ganglion cyst: The cause of ganglion cysts is not known. One theory suggests that trauma causes the tissue of the joint to break down forming small cysts, which then ... Read More
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A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience in Preventive Medicine
May Relate, But...: Ct&mri typically done in static position, does not show what happens in motion or other positions & most importantly does not show pain or function, t ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Potentially: Yes, potentially, particularly if the zone of injury or even the associated inflammation or swelling has spread to that area. Don't hesitate to be fo ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edward Hellman
28 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Worn down: L5-S1 is the lowest motion segment in the spine. The MRI shows that level has become "worn down" leading to degeneration of the disc and the facet jo ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Soofia Khan
29 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Midbackpain and ribs: Scoliosis is an unhealthy curvature of a normally straight spine, affecting 12 million people worldwide. A rotation of the vertebra and the rib cage u ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience in Internal Medicine
To be expected. : After arthroscopic surgery, you can expect to have pain for up to a few days. The orthopedist should explain to you what you can expect based on exact ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Adam Lewis
34 years experience in Neurosurgery
Back pain: You are describing low back arthritis in terms of an MRI of the lumbar spine. Low back pain can be generated from degenerated or torn discs, nerve imp ... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Andrew Tsung
17 years experience in Neurosurgery
Likely carpal tunnel: Both have overlap within the hands depending upon the distribution. MRI is necessary of cervical spine and in many cases if distribution is not disti ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Butler
20 years experience in Family Medicine
Ans: First you must why is there no bone growth in a 30 yo? Are you a heavy smoker ? You need a bone density test. You need to eat better and do some pass ... Read More
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A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Gabor
32 years experience in Diagnostic Radiology
Are you: referring to the vascular phase of a 3 phase bone scan? Lumbar spine pathology would localize to the lumbar spine on the bone scan, not the pelvis.
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Kass
27 years experience in Podiatry
Don't believe so: Plantarflexion would not strain the Achilles, it may cause contraction but don't believe would cause any injury in a static position.
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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Bowman
37 years experience in Podiatry
Supplement: Calcium supplement is helpful. Are you taking any hormones?
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Newman
31 years experience in Podiatry
They could...: If you have an underlying medical condition such as diabetes, poor circulation, or autoimmune disorder. See a podiatrist if you have one of these con ... Read More
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