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How to treat t12 and L1 fracture?

How to treat t12 and L1 fracture?

Need more info: These factors may require only rest. Other times a brace or possibly surgery may be required. ...Read more

Dr. Katharine Cox
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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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I had a L1 fracture 11 years ago and am having infertility is my fracture the cause?

I had a L1 fracture 11 years ago and am having infertility is my fracture the cause?

Highly unlikely: The fracture would not be the cause of your problem. If there was any other damage to internal organs it may have been caused your accident and therefore related to your current condition. It usually takes a pretty significant force for a young person to have a lumbar spine fracture. You should see an ob/gyn doctor who specializes in reproductive health. ...Read more

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Old L1 fracture from 1 yr ago, just in the last 3 months been having severe hip pain. Been doing stretches but nothing is helping.

Old L1 fracture from 1 yr ago, just in the last 3 months been having severe hip pain. Been doing stretches but nothing is helping.

Pain not from fx: The old L1 compression fracture is most likely healed at this time and thus not the proximate cause of your pain. There may be bone pushed into the spinal canal eat the time of the fracture that is the cause of the current pain or a change in posture related to the fx is the cause of the current pain. An MRI or ct will show if the path of a root is being compromised. Otherwise, exercise and time. ...Read more

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Male 55year old with L1 commpresion fracture.Advised khyphoplasty treatment.What is recovery % and the complecation of this procedure?

Male 55year old with L1 commpresion fracture.Advised khyphoplasty treatment.What is recovery % and the complecation of this procedure?

Fracture: Most compression fractures will heal on their own over time without kyphoplasty surgery. Kyphoplasty can be helpful for fractures that don't heal on their own or if you want quicker relief. ...Read more

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My dad feel from a tree and got L1 spinr fractured and public slight breakage. Doctor insisting on rest rather on operation ? But there in trauma.

My dad feel from a tree and got L1 spinr fractured and public slight breakage. Doctor insisting on rest rather on operation ? But there in trauma.

Rest: Fracture of lumbar spine and fracture of pubic bone, if 'slight" or 'minor' and in good position do not require surgery. Rest and time are the only treatments. ...Read more

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My dad feel from a tree and got L1 spinr fractured and public slight breakage. Doctor insisting on rest rather on operation ? But there in trauma.

Not on the internet: I am sorry but we cannot possibly give you any valid medical advice without the films, an exam, and the rest. I think from an overall view, however, that your father's physician is treating him correctly. ...Read more

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Why would doctors say i may not be able to have children after a L1 spine fracture I am not paralyzed why would fertility be affected?

Why would doctors say i may not be able to have children after a L1 spine fracture I am not paralyzed why would fertility be affected?

Dont know: Your right may not be comfortable to carry to term but wont affect fertility expect more than average back pain avoid meds first trimester at least. ...Read more

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I fractured my L1 (wedge fracture). I have mild numbing above my left knee in a small area. 5 years has past since my injury. Can i play contact sport?

I fractured my L1 (wedge fracture). I have mild numbing above my left knee in a small area. 5 years has past since my injury. Can i play contact sport?

You may: But first needs evaluation with an MRI or ct to evaluate cause of the numbness which is likley related. If not accessible, at least an x-ray. Need to make sure adequately. Discuss prevention, vitamins and supplements with your doctor. ...Read more

Dr. Jeffrey Wint
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Broken Bone (Definition)

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