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A 34-year-old member asked:

c2 neck fracture with halo neck brace. how long will i be wearing this?

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Dr. Alexander Gorup
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 29 years experience
Spine surgeon: I think that in your case, you need to find this out from your spine surgeon. I assume that you have one who fitted you with the halo.
Dr. Kevin Vaught
Neurosurgery 28 years experience
3-4 months: On average, a halo is used for 3-4 months. Usually a ct scan will be done to confirm that you have healed. Good luck.

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A 48-year-old member asked:

How long do I need to wear a neck brace for a neck fracture?

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Dr. Karl Schultz
Neurosurgery 29 years experience
Discuss with MD: The duration of bracing is highly dependent on the type of fracture. You need to discuss this with your spine surgeon who is treating you.

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