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How long would someone likely be in hospital for a broken back?
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Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
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In brief: Depends
A broken back is a vague term, since there are many forms of vertebral fracture.
With more severe injuries requiring surgery, such as with spinal cord injury or spinal instability from the fracture, extended hospitalization and/or rehabilitation may be required.

In brief: Depends
A broken back is a vague term, since there are many forms of vertebral fracture.
With more severe injuries requiring surgery, such as with spinal cord injury or spinal instability from the fracture, extended hospitalization and/or rehabilitation may be required.
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