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Rehabilitation

How long before relief

03/25/2008

Question:

Just found out I have a compression fracture at T11, I was told to rest ,do not pick up anything heavier than a quart of milk. How long before I should feel some improvemrent. Thank you

Answer:

For most people, it takes approximately 8 weeks for the bone to heal, however, you may still experience pain even after the bone has healed.

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Response by:

Tammy S Wadsworth, PT MS OCS Tammy S Wadsworth, PT MS OCS
Sports Medicine Team Member
Clinical Instructor at The School of Allied Medical Professions
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University