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L1-l2 transverse process fx in July. How much time do I give it before being seen again for sudden increase in pain. Went away and pain is back ?

L1-l2 transverse process fx in July. How much time do I give it before being seen again for sudden increase in pain. Went away and pain is back ?

This had healed as : the timeline is long enough for that to occur. Treatment is similar to a muscular pull. It could mean that source of the pain is a similar muscular issue or that there is another reason for the pain due to an injury that could have happened at the same time and is revealing itself now or just another problem. In either case, most are self limiting but if the pain persists/worsens see a doctor. ...Read more

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I was thrown from a horse 2 weeks ago and have a L4 Transverse Process Fx. I work in ems and do alot of really heavy lifting. When can I work again?

I was thrown from a horse 2 weeks ago and have a L4 Transverse Process Fx. I work in ems and do alot of really heavy  lifting. When can I work again?

Non structural: this fractue a sign of muscle avulsion no structural signifigance usually heals without intervention you can resume all activities when pain gone treatment is painful activity avoidance and time alone you might want to rest and rehab atrengthen before returning to work to avoid reinjury. From deconditioned muscles ...Read more

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L1-2-3 Transverse process FX 6 weeks ago. Feel better,but now my up/mid back is stiff and have mild pain. Do i need Therapy/Massage now?

L1-2-3 Transverse process FX 6 weeks ago. Feel better,but now my up/mid back is stiff and have mild pain. Do i need  Therapy/Massage now?

Yes: you need to see either a spine doctor ,that will recommend a specific exercise and therapy. or you can go to physical therapy specialist,and they can recommend a special stretching,and strengthening exercise,and therapy. message will be included in your therapy,but be careful if you go directly to a message parlor they might hurt you. ...Read more

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What is transverse lie?

What is transverse lie?

Unstable position.: Fetuses tend to have longitudinal lies in pregnancy - be they cephalic or breech. Transverse lies are less common and involve the fetus with its spine axis perpendicular to the mother's spine axis (head to right or left, spine up or down). If persistent, transverse lies need cesarean section for delivery, unless external cephalic version [with epidural and terbutaline under real-time u/s] works. ...Read more

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What are the tests for transverse lie?

What are the tests for transverse lie?

Ultrasound.: Expert ultrasound can reliably detect transverse feta lie, which can be an indication for c-section at delivery. ...Read more

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What does the medical term "transverse process" mean?

What does the medical term "transverse process" mean?

Transverse process : The small bones on the sides of the spine that muscles attach to. You can google an anatomical drawing. ...Read more

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What happens if my baby does not move out of the transverse position?

What happens if my baby does not move out of the transverse position?

C-section: Unfortunately, a transverse position in pregnancy can be a dangerous situation. Once labor starts, typically the lowest part of the baby to enter the birth canal is the baby's shoulder. Hundreds of years ago, this situation would be fatal complication, because the baby could never fit through the birth canal...But today, a safe and timely c-section would prevent injury to both mom and baby. ...Read more

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How long do you need to be on crutches with broken transverse process?

How long do you need to be on crutches with broken transverse process?

Of spine?: Transverse process fracture of spine no crutches used bedrest and slow mobilization unless. You have other injury to leg. ...Read more

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Are there worrisome symptoms that can associated with a baby positioned in a transverse lie?

Are there worrisome symptoms that can associated with a baby positioned in a transverse lie?

TRANSVERSE LIE: Baby is in a floating position before term. Your OB usually can still change baby's position before delivery. Not sure what month they do it. Get assurance from your OB that everything will be alright. Good luck! ...Read more

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What thresholds determine when a 3-piece LeFort is indicated to fix a skeletal open bite, in terms of curve of Spee and transverse discrepancy?

What thresholds determine when a 3-piece LeFort is indicated to fix a skeletal open bite, in terms of curve of Spee and transverse discrepancy?

Talk: Talk to Orthodontist. He/she will determine extent of your malocclusion and best path of treatment based on more criteria than there is room to discussed here. The Orthodontist will then prepare your occlusion so that skeletal discrepancies can be normalized by you Oral Surgeon. Malocclusions are like snowflakes, no two are identical. There are guidelines, not rules, that determine treatment. ...Read more