Doctor insights on:
Ankle Compression Fracture
How long does it take to heal from a fractured tibia 3" above ankle and a compression fracture to the femur right below the knee. No surgery needed.
The sentence 4 a fx-: -as U describe R served concurrently. U will B in a cast which should B long leg. I am assuming the compression fx it in the tibia, not the femur if it's below the knee. Young health kid like U, U should B out in 7-8 weeks & ready to play again in another 3-5. Need 2 get motion back & especially strength. ...Read more
A fracture is a broken bone. As there is cartilage at the end of many bones at the joint, a fracture may also include a break in the cartilage. Fractures and broken bones are the same thing. It seems that many believe that a "fracture" is a lesser injury or an incomplete break in the bone, but this is not correct. Fractures may be displaced or ...Read more
See your doctor: These symptoms require a thorough evaluation to find out what's going on and what can be done for you. ...Read more
Compression fracture plus car scratched me and when I stepped out on my foot it feels like it breaks I need a doctor who is willing to trea 9702764101?
Recommend: That you use the Health Tap Prime or Concierge sites as we don't provide treatment on the Health Education portion of Health Tap. ...Read more
Havel5 end plate compression fracture alsofaucet diease herniated disc can't do fusion cause of break lot of pain leg buttock need help please?
I suffer from a back injury compression fracture and chronic pain. My left foot felt swollen tonight in past cold and numb a little why? What do I do?
See a doctor: You did not mention where is your compression fracture, what is the cause and has there been a recent imaging study. The concern is there may be some form of compression wither at the cord or at the nerve root level. See your doctor and possibly be evaluated by a neurologist and possibly by a spine surgeon. ...Read more
Friend; male 35, approx 6', 300lb, with leg/knee compression fracture - they want to do bone transplant. Attached xray. What do you think?
Could I have a compression fracture if neuropathy pain suddenly got so severe in my right leg, hip and shin bone in excruciating pain for 7 days nons?
Possible: These are symptoms consistent of nerve impingement somewhere. A compression fracture is one potential cause especially if you have fallen. Regardless of the cause, you should seek medical care. If you loose control of your bowel, bladder or go numb in the genitals please get to an emergency room. ...Read more
No: The majority of patients do not require therapy for a compression fracture. Usually walking for exercise and wearing a brace for 3 months to allow the fracture to heal are all that is required. There are of course exceptions but typically it is as specified above. ...Read more
Radiologic: Diagnosis of compression fx starts with plain spine x-rays. If DX is uncertain or suspicious for pathologic fx (bone infiltrated by tumor of any kind, including malignancies), then further imaging is required, such as ct, mri, bone scan, pet scan. These decisions must be made by the diagnostician involved. ...Read more
Many factors: Some of the risk factors (example: your genetics) cannot be changed. Things you can include smoking, heavy alcohol consumption, physical inactivity. Exercise that stresses your bones and muscles help maintain bone strength and can reduce the risk of falls. Avoiding situations that lead to falls also help. ...Read more
Usually produces sev: Compression fracture around the knee can be very painful and very disabling;it either occurs as a plateau fracture or an injry to the patella. In either case it needs to be evaluated by a orthopaedic surgeon. ...Read more
Depends: It depends on the type and location of the fracture and the age of the patient. Often times, wearing a brace and avoiding strenuous activities will allow a compression fracture to heal in younger patients. In the elderly, if these measures fail, a kyphoplasty may be an option. Check out spine-health. Com. ...Read more
C Spine Fracture: Most spine fractures will heal with rest and spine support (brace). Ligament injury or fracture fragment compression on the spinal cord or nerve roots may require surgical decompression with or without stabilization. Consultation with a specialist in cervical spine injuries is indicated as misdiagnosis can lead to neurologic deficit. ...Read more
Time: 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. ...Read more
Conservative: Most osteoporotic compression fracture s will heal within 3 months. Treatment focuses on pain management and re building bone with calcium vitamin d and other medications. If pain persists after that amount of time there are other more to invasive approaches that can be tried to manage pain and disability. ...Read more
Brace: 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. ...Read more
Ideas? What might happen if my compression fracture to my C4 vertebrate didn't start to heal yet?
See your doc: Your doc that is following this fracture should be following the healing process and deciding on the next step if it is not doing what it should be. ...Read more
I have back pain from a t12 compression fracture and it was six months ago. How long before it heals?
What core excersises are best to do when you have a compression fracture in your thoracic level 8 vertebra?
Weight bearing: Wait til the acute pain has subsided. Any weight bearing exercise, such as walking, strengthens the bones. Be sure you have enough vitamin d in your diet. Ask your doctor to check your vitamin d level. There is alot of variability in an individual's requirements for vitamin d. An alkaline diet--lots of veggies--is also good for your bones. ...Read more
My t9 compression fracture was from falling 8' off a irrigation pivot. I'm at week 9 now. What issues would I have shooting a gun?
Talk with surgeon: That is a question best left for your surgeon. He/she can determine, based on the nature of your injury, your progress at this point and when/if you can shoot a gun. ...Read more
I have a compression fracture of the T11 when can I run? It has been 3 weeeks I can bike, hike, aqua run the eliptical trainer no pain
Wait: If it has only been 3 weeks since your injury, I would suggest waiting at least another 6 weeks before considering running. You may not be in pain but that does not mean that you are healed. It generally takes 10-12 weeks for a spinal fracture to heal. Wait until your dr. Clears you. Good luck. ...Read more
Would lifting moderately heavy things be a likely cause of a spinal compression fracture in someone who is healthy (ie no osteoporosis)?
Yesterday I was told I have a compression fracture if T7 and given a Cash Brace to wear. Today I have woken in more pain, is this usual?
Compression fracture: It is normal that compression fracture will hurt. When you put a brace on it and attempt to stabilize it there maybe more pain. Notify your doctor to have the brace checked out ...Read more
Will I ever heal? Been few years since compression fracture & 60mg morphine ER I still feel pain level 3. Anyone's pain lesson with time?
Unusual: Compression fractures usually heal and should certainly heal several years out. Perhaps you need to be evaluated for any additional compression fractures (this would be unusual given your age) and also to be sure you are not developing a deformity (kyphosis). Hope your pain improves, check with your doctor. Pain after spine trauma may sometimes persist but only your spine surgeon can tell you. ...Read more
I fell and had a compression fracture 4 years ago. ...i just had a mri and it says I have impingment with edma. ..could the fall cause it?
Which id better kyphoplasty or vertebroplasty for repair 2 sided compression fracture no pain lying. Severe pain when sitting or standing in pt in 90s
Compression fracture of my t12 when I was 15. Its healed but I still have terrible back pain 11 years later and gets really bad. What would cause this?
Seek out a physiatrist with fellowship interventional spine training (or other spine specialist) that can evaluate you.
You have to see if the pain is actually at the t12 level or if it's higher or lower. The facet joints behind where the bone is compressed get added compressive forces after a significant vertebral body fracture. Or, this may be simply myofascial pain. ...Read more
Is it broken or fractured is a question I am often asked. The answer is basically that a broken or fractured bone is the same thing. A fracture means a break in the cortex or the strong layer of outer bone cells. In an adult the average time for that to heal varies greatly but is often considered to ...Read more
- Talk to a doctor online
- Thoracic compression fracture symptoms
- Lumbar 1 compression fracture
- L5 compression fracture treatment
- Running after a compression fracture
- Compression fracture of t12 vertebrae
- T12 compression fracture treatment
- L1 compression fracture treatment
- Spine t12 compression fracture
- Cortical compression fracture of the ankle