A 37-year-old member asked:
How do you treat vertebral compression fractures?
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Dr. Joshua Rovner answered
18 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Fracture: These are usually treated with a brace to stabilize the area until it heals (at least 6 weeks) Sometimes special cement can be injected with a surgical procedure to treat the fracture (vertebroplasty or kyphoplasty)
Answered on Mar 13, 2015
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