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What Does A Vetebral Compressure Fracture Mean
Osteoporosis/trauma: The vertebrae are the building blocks of the spine. They are made of cancellous (spongy) bone. They are stacked one on top of another separated by the vertebral discs. A compression fracture occurs when the bone cannot support the load. Sometimes it is because the bone is weak (osteoporosis) and sometimes because of severe load ( a fall or an auto accident) . The bone is compressed or collapsed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
How long can it take to heal commpessed fractured verbre on L5 and what does it mean i don't have osteoporosis broke it lifting?
Broken your sesamoid: Two very small sesamoids (about the size of corn) are found in the underside of the forefoot near the great toe, one on the outer side of the foot and the other closer to the middle of the foot. Like other bones, sesamoids can break (fracture). It is common among ballet dancers, runners and baseball catchers. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What. Does a spinal fusion mean do they take the disc orthe verabre i was told i need one then i fractured my verabre and now they won't do it i?
Fusion: There are many ways to perform ac usion they all jhve the same goal which is to join two vertebrae to form one block of bone this grosly involves removing cartilage tidssue and adding bon material to bridge space left by cartilage removal removing gaps and keeping stillso solid bone can form keeping still is accomplished with bed rest or cast brace historically nowadays we buiild an internal frame. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I am told that a certain tooth root is fractured. I feel no pain. Does this always mean an extraction?
Compression fracture: Mild compression fractures in healthy premenopausal women are usually treated with a back brace. Healing ranges from 6-13 weeks in non smokers. When the fractures are moderate to severe and interfere with daily activity then bone cement can be placed in the vertebral body (kyphoplasty/vertebroplasty) to repair the fracture and eliminate the pain. ...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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