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How to treat fractured vertebrae

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Dr.    Prof. Kunal Saha MD

Are there any patches for thoracic compressive fracture in back that does not give you itching ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Prof. Kunal Saha ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Naveen Kumar Sharma MD

my leg yesterday due to the uneven footpath, I didn t fall. How do I know whether I have vertebrae fracture . Presently ,I can move my hands, walk and jog without pain. ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Naveen Kumar Sharma ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)
Dr. Salah Saad Shoman MD

My 88-year-old father has deterioration of his lumbar vertebrae . He took prednisone for years, for his sinus problems, and now his spine is weakening. He had a crack in one of his vertebrae a few years ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Salah Saad Shoman ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Grzegorz Stanko MD

I have stage 4 breast cancer with my T3 vertebrea with cancer. Now I have a stress fracture in that vertebrea! It has been 8 weeks since this happened. How much longer do you think it will hurt so terribly ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Grzegorz Stanko ( General Surgeon)
Dr. Radhika MD

My Dad who is 69 years old has suffered a fracture in D5 vertebra with decrease in height of vertebra. He has pain in back related to this area. Can we have non-surgical cure of this. How major... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Radhika ( General & Family Physician)

Public Forum Discussions

Dr. Ashok Kumar Dash MD

My brother has compound vertebrae fratures, , L2-3. His pain is excruciating & only narcotic pain meds help. How can he reduce pain in order to keep moving? He just finished intensive IV antibiotics ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Ashok Kumar Dash ( Ophthalmologist)
Dr. Mahboob Ur Rahman MD

Hi. My mother has a suspected compression fracture due to osteoporosis. She has suffered this previously last year when 2 vertebrae were fractured simultaneously. Would a back brace help support her ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Mahboob Ur Rahman ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Olgeta Xhufka MD

Hi I have been told by my doctor I have some fractured vertebrae and bulging discs I am in agony just about every hour of every day. I am 64 and still work. what can be done, would surgery be the best ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Olgeta Xhufka ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Purva Patel MD

Hi! İ was diagnosed lumbar 5 vertebrae fracture (% 20 compression) because of a fall from 28 feet. İ have no neurologic loss. i can walk little bit and sit. İ am told i should rest for two months ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Purva Patel ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Nitesh Chandrawanshi MD

i have a closed fracture of the twelfth thoracic vertebrae. How do I decide between surgical & non-surgical treatment? My doctor is suggesting surgery. I m a 68 yo female with osteoarthritis, and i... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Nitesh Chandrawanshi ( Orthopaedic Surgeon)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr. Robert Galamaga MD

This is usually treated with the rest ice compression and elevation for at least several weeks. Please do this under the supervision of your primary care doctor or orthopedic specialist

Dr.   Iven Romic Rommstein MD

it depends on type of fractiure,but you may need orthosis for immobilisation

Dr. Diptanshu Das MD

Difficult to comment without seeing the x ray plate. If the bone has broken into two it cannot be a minor fracture. If there is a crack and incomplete fracture, the management would depend on the extent and...