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horton

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fractured back
« on: November 10, 2008, 02:41:37 AM »
hi steve i havent spoken for a while now the latest news on sciatica after 2years of banging head against the wall thing wernt getting better after massage and physio i asked for an exray to confirm that my spine was intact they found a fracture in L4 WHICH HADENT HEALED spine was sliping forward pressing on a nerve a least i know what it is now i just focus on exercises that push the spine out now the pain in my buttock has eased of now that the muscle have been strenghend i dont no weather to have the op to fuse the bones together.

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Re: fractured back
« Reply #1 on: November 10, 2008, 02:21:17 PM »
Hi Horton, yes it is good to know what is going on finally but surgery shouldn't be necessary I'd have thought. Getting some blood to the area should ensure the fracture heals especially if you are aware of it and protect the area somewhat. I remember a boxer I worked on broke his sternam and the bones seperated and they wanted to operate to tie it back together so it would knit but he refused and it healed up on its own in time. The key is getting blood to the area and if you are doing exercises that are working to release the nerve I'd say you would be doing that now.

Good luck,
Steve

horton

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Re: fractured back
« Reply #2 on: November 24, 2008, 04:05:02 AM »
hi steve concerning the fractured back how long would it take for the bones to nit back together by getting blood into the area months years the pain goes when i ride my bike because im leaned foward sitting makes it worse thanks steve.

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Re: fractured back
« Reply #3 on: November 24, 2008, 06:13:36 PM »
Horton, if you irritate the fracture it can take and age to heal so it is important you don't do that and then a month should be sufficient. It is about getting blood to the area and resting it.

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fractured back
« Reply #4 on: December 28, 2009, 12:10:50 AM »
I got my back fracture in 4 places. Can someone can tell me how this might effect me in the long term as far as healing and pain goes?

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Re: fractured back
« Reply #5 on: December 30, 2009, 07:19:38 PM »
The fractures are probably not what you need to worry about as they will heal. But what you must do is get plenty of deep tissue massage on your back as there will be muscle trauma to deal with that will eventually come back to bite you if you don't get it removed,.

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Steve

 

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