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Wedge Fracture Vertebra
I have a L1 wedge vertebra fracture is being 9 months and pain is the same, my doctor recommend fusion-fixation surgery, after 9 months is this normal?
Kyphoplasty consider: First question has bone healed bone scan is your pain coming from structural spine a fusion sound s extensive for a late answer to a one level fracture. Pain from surgery muscluar injury after fusion can be as bad as what you have now look at kyphoplasty , corecting spine alignment with osteotomy and screws and fusion is cure worse than the disease my opinion. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
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
I fractured my L1 (wedge vertebra fracture). Its been 5 years since my injury. Can i play contact sport again?
I am a fit 25 year old
I met with accident & got ' wedge compression fracture to L1 vertebra' what is the treatement given in such cases I have been advised only bed rest?
No: That is bad advice. You should not be confined to bed - you will become weak and the healing will be affected. First, find a new doctor. Second, ask about physical therapy or kyphoplasty (a fairly quick surgical procedure). Depending on the severity, one or the other may be indicated. ...Read moreGet help from a doctor now ›
My 85 year old grandfather fell and fractured a vertebra. What is the recovery time for such an injury?
Month ago i got fractured vertebra and am now wearing daily an elastic brace. Can I have normal sex life as long as i feel comfortable?
I was hit by a car 3 years ago and fractured the L1 and L2 vertebraes in my back, and i still have really bad back pain. How can I ease the pain?
I fell down from motorbike and got minor fracture in right transverse process of L2 to L4 of vertebra. Due to which back pains. What's recovery time?
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