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What core excersises are best to do when you have a compression fracture in t8?
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Dr. Chittur Ananthakrishnan
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction
In brief: Strengthen extensor
Strengthening the spinal extensors will be the most effective to maintain posture as well preventing collapse; it is always good to strengthen the abdominals also as the trunk works better when the whole circumference of the the cylinder(the vertebrae and all the muscles) are functioning well.
Do wait to really push yourself till the pain of the fracture has stsarted to settle.

In brief: Strengthen extensor
Strengthening the spinal extensors will be the most effective to maintain posture as well preventing collapse; it is always good to strengthen the abdominals also as the trunk works better when the whole circumference of the the cylinder(the vertebrae and all the muscles) are functioning well.
Do wait to really push yourself till the pain of the fracture has stsarted to settle.
Dr. Chittur Ananthakrishnan
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