Hampton, GA
A female asked about a 21-year-old female:

6 fractured vertebrae after falling 15 feet still in pain this happened in november is this normal?

1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Dr. Allan Levine
Orthopedic Surgery 46 years experience
No: A benign fracture of the vertebrae should heal in that period of time;although if the musculoligamentouss structures are "weakened", that could result in continued pain-would recommend return tonirthopedist for additional x-rays to make sure nothing has changed, and if ok then intensive physical therapy
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