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Recovery Time Compression Fractures Throracic
Could thoracic compression fractures be caused gradually by carrying heavy weight on top of the spine?
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
I have 3 compression fractures in thoracic spine, severe pain on narcotics tried everything, surgeon said no to kyphoplasty too young. Other options?
My husband has 2 Compression fractures in t8+t11 and he wares a corsset every time he moves over 30 degrees,when can we have sex and in what position?
Whenever: However as long as he is comfortable you might have to do most of the work! ...Read more
Yes: 60% probably need some form of treatment. Simple options include rest and medication. Bracing does not seem to be of much benefit although it is often ordered. Physical therapy may help patients mobilize but can be challenging if severe pain. 30-40% of vcf's come to surgery which is usually immediately helpful. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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