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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
Can a 31 year old male go back to work when he fractured L3 fused L4 L5 spine work normal movement and ?
Hopefully: After healing, the bone should get back to normal strength. Recovery from a spine fracture and back surgery depends on the degree of injury, your own healing process, determination in rehabilitation, luck, and what type of work and activity you are trying to get back to!! I have patients who have returned to full normal activity in physically demanding jobs, but others were not able to. Good luck! ...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. It usually takes 3 months to heal. Check out spine-health.Com. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have L3 avulsion fracture have been out for a month now pain is still sevier in lower back how long will it take for me to get 100%?
Not likely: Assuming you had L3 and L4 transverse process fractures after an accident.Numbness in a leg a year later is more likely related to other factors( pressure or swelling on a peripheral nerve for example ) although it is possible to have had a disc injury that us just now making its presence felt. Almost all transverse proc. Fxs.Heal uneventfully.. See your md should the numbness persist . Gl! ...Read more
Normal to have chronic pain after suffering t12 compression & L3 burst fracture in 2013 w chronic hip pain upon injury?
A doctor on here told me i might have sustained nerve damage. From a L3 transverse process fracture. Is it okay to play sports while I have this ?
What will cause premature ejaculation in a 31 year old male thyroid removed fractured L4 L3 L5 spin ?
I'm 31-year-old male fractured spine L3 fused L4-L5 metal bars in his back would be good for me go back to work should I asked my doctor?
Ask doctor: By all means ask the doctor caring for you. In consideration are what your job involves and how well healed you are and what physical limitations this has left you with. ...Read more
Broken bone is also known as Fracture. A bone fracture is a condition in which there is a break in the bone. It can be caused by a high force injury or it may result from a previous medical condition that involves weakening of the bone. Common symptoms include severe pain, swelling of the surrounding ...Read more
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