A 35-year-old member asked:
What is the treatment for small compression fracture of the spine?
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Geriatrics 34 years experience
5.5k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Neurosurgery 28 years experience
Take it easy: Most spine fractures will heal within 3 months with bracing, limiting strenuous activity and close follow-up with a spine specialist. Some fractures require surgical stabilization and kyphoplasty is an option for elderly patients with compression fractures. Check out spine-health.Com.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
What is the treatment for compression fracture?
3 doctor answers • 9 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 50 years experience
5.8k viewsReviewed Jun 30, 2021
Last updated Jul 17, 2018
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