A 30-year-old member asked:
compacted vertebrae..what can be done for pain relief?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Thomas Dowling answered
39 years experience Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Assuming you have a : Compression fracture which all heal but a back support or brace may be helpful as well modifying g your activities while the fracture heals like avoiding lifting ; prolonged positioning. You should be under the care of a physician to make sure no other associated issues ; to assess your healing status as well as make sure no underlying issues that may have predisposed you to fracture your back.
Answered on Dec 30, 2013
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