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How long to wear dorsal spine braces after an accident?

i am 33 years old.Due to a road accident 4 months back,i suffered dorsal spine fracture(D4-D6)without neurological defects.i was on complete bed rest for 6 weeks &am wearing braces for 21/2 months.how long long should i continue to wear braces?when can i return to my office work?is it safe for me to travel long distance daily?
Tue, 30 Jun 2020
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Hi,

Discontinue your brace now, and start physiotherapy, you can resume your office work as soon as your physical health permits. Start all your work slowly.

Take care. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Jaideep Gaver, Orthopedic Surgeon
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How long to wear dorsal spine braces after an accident?

Hi, Discontinue your brace now, and start physiotherapy, you can resume your office work as soon as your physical health permits. Start all your work slowly. Take care. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards, Dr. Jaideep Gaver, Orthopedic Surgeon