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A 45-year-old female asked:

Is it possible to treat a compression fracture of c6 without surgery?

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Dr. Steven Simon
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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 39 years experience
Possibly: Can't know for certain without more information.,if the spine is stable, a brace can hold alignment until the fracture stabilizes, sometimes 'glue' injections to the fractured vertebra may work as well. Seek guidance from a neurosurgeon who will look at MRI and X rays to best advise you,mother get a 2nd opinion from another surgeon if desired.
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