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How long does a fractured vertebrate take to heal?

How long does  a fractured vertebrate take to heal?

6 weeks- 3 months: The patients should be improving by 6 weeks. If not, then surgery (vertebral augmentation) can be very helpful. http://www.dfineinc.com/patients/index.html. ...Read more

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Dr. Andrew Berry
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Fracture (Definition)

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


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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

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What is the cure for a fractured vertebrate?

What is the cure for a fractured vertebrate?

Depends: If the fx is stable ( with fragments not out of position or alignment) with no nerve injury found, then it would be treated with a brace, & pain meds till it heals completely in about 8-12 weeks. For an unstable fx, where the fragments are out of alignment and affected the nerves (or the cord) then surgery to stabilize it and also remove any bone fragments and explore the nerves. ...Read more

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How would i know if my C4 vertebrate fracture hasn't healed yet?

Radiographic imaging: Your treating physician can order xrays to evaluate your cervical fracture. If plain radiographs are not conclusive further imaging with MRI or ct may be performed. These studies will provide conclusive evidence. ...Read more

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Can you tell me how long does a fractured tailbone take to heal?

Can you tell me how long does a fractured tailbone take to heal?

Depends: some people nad some bones heal faster of slower in general it is at least 6 weeks to some early stability / 3 months to pretty good stability and at least 6 months to "full" healing although it can take a whole lot longer and to fully remodel bone certainly does take longer good vit D level helps things to heal up a bit quicker IMHO ...Read more

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How long does a fractured humurous take to heal?

How long does a fractured humurous take to heal?

Depends: About 6 wks to some stability / 3m0 to pretty good stability / 6 mo to really decent stability and ~ 24 months to full remodeling smokers all heal slower and low vit d level hinders healing every once in awhile you will see nonunion which means it is not healing and won't without sig intervention also depends on where in the bone the break is & how bad. ...Read more

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How long does a fractured humerus take to heal?

Fracture humerus: The average time for healing of the fracture is 6weeks. It may take longer if you smoke or have diabetes, osteoporosis. ...Read more

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For how long does a fractured shoulder take to heal?

For how long does a fractured shoulder take to heal?

Fracture shoulder: Usually will take 6 weeks to heal if you do not have osteoporosis ...Read more