Why does my leg have shakes or muscle spasms since I fractured that pelvis?

Lack of use/injury. Either disuse atrophy with fasciculations or nerve compression/injury are most likely responsible. Ask your physician. Swelling of injured nerves may resolve with decreased spasms. Physcial therapy with building up of "lost" muscle may also help.

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See your doctor. All those symptoms appear unrelated. It is very unusual for someone of your age to have spinal compression fractures without significant trauma. So if you really do have compression fractures, you need to find out what is causing those fractures? You will need to undergo a physical exam, and various diagnostic work-up, to understand what's is causing these issues. Read more...

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Rest and stay in the. Splint or cast that has been given to you, as these last for maybe a week or so. Muscle relaxers would be helpful. If no relief after a few days or if getting worse, check with your orthopod, as the fx bones may have lost the position, is gotten displaced. Read more...

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