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What is a reasonable expectation for a cervical fracture recovery?

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Dr. Kevin Vaught
Neurosurgery

In brief: Take it easy

Most spine fractures will heal within 3 months with bracing, limiting strenuous activity and close follow-up with a spine specialist.
Some fractures require surgical stabilization. Check out spine-health.Com.

In brief: Take it easy

Most spine fractures will heal within 3 months with bracing, limiting strenuous activity and close follow-up with a spine specialist.
Some fractures require surgical stabilization. Check out spine-health.Com.
Dr. Kevin Vaught
Dr. Kevin Vaught
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Dr. Michael Bolesta
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Usually good

Most will heal in about 3 months.
Treatment will depend on the presence or absence of other issues (spinal cord or spinal nerve problems), ligament injuries, disk injuries, abnormal bone alignment. Depending on the amount of energy causing the injury, there may be multiple fractures and soft tissue injuries.

In brief: Usually good

Most will heal in about 3 months.
Treatment will depend on the presence or absence of other issues (spinal cord or spinal nerve problems), ligament injuries, disk injuries, abnormal bone alignment. Depending on the amount of energy causing the injury, there may be multiple fractures and soft tissue injuries.
Dr. Michael Bolesta
Dr. Michael Bolesta
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