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What are the tests for neck fracture?

Radiologic. Diagnosis of neck fracture starts with plain spine x-rays. If DX is uncertain or suspicious for pathologic fx (bone infiltrated by tumor of any kind, including malignancies), then further imaging is required, such as ct, mri, bone scan, pet scan. These decisions must be made by the diagnostician involved. Read more...

How are neck fracture and disability related?

A neck fracture will. Cause restrictions of activities until healed and may or may not lead to physical impairments based on how it heals and whether there was any permanent neurologic injury that may or may not lead to a disability. Read more...

What's the recovery time from a neck fracture?

Varies on age ... This varies in terms of patient age, type of fracture , method of treatment, underlying issues like smoking as well as several metabolic diseases and if more than one level ---on average in an adult 12 to 16 weeks. But this does not mean full release to all activities or sports. Read more...