A 42-year-old member asked:
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How long does a compression fracture take to heal? Can radiation help?

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Dr. Peter Ihle
53 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Do rads: No matter what is fractured, radiation will b very detrimental for healing and 4 exposure of other tissues.
Answered on Jul 15, 2019

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