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Chiropractor adjusted upper part of back. Fractured sternum, xiphoid process. Took steroid shot. Healing time?

I m 48 5 8 in great health work out 6 times a week 190 lbs. The middle of january chiroparctor adjusted the middle to upper part of my back. Im a bodybuilder so he pushed down so hard he hurt his wrist and felt like he broke me in half. He pushed 4 rib heads out, twisted my spine forward and fractured my sternum. I m also 100% sure he fractured my xiphoid process . how long does this take to heal. I had a steriod shot in the sternum 6 days ago and on pregnozone
Asked On : Thu, 21 Mar 2013
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Thanks for choosing health care magic for posting your query.
I have gone through your question in detail.
It was an unfortunate incident. Bones of axial skeleton take at-least 8 weeks to show some healing and for complete healing take around 2 years. However you can resume your activity by the end of 6 months but keep the exercise light.
Hope I am able to answer your concerns.
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Wish you good health,
Dr. Srikanth Reddy M.D.
Answered: Sat, 27 Jul 2013
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