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How long will it take a broken back to heal?
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Dr. Jay Rosenfeld
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
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Depends on what you mean by a "broken back".
If you mean a fracture of one or more vertebrae, the recovery period can be as short as 3 months or as long as a year or even more. Pain from a vertebral fracture often improves after about 3 months but in some people can be persistent.

In brief: See below
Depends on what you mean by a "broken back".
If you mean a fracture of one or more vertebrae, the recovery period can be as short as 3 months or as long as a year or even more. Pain from a vertebral fracture often improves after about 3 months but in some people can be persistent.
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