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L1 compression fracture



How sone after a compression fracture can you start rehabilatation? I have a 20% compression of my L1.I would like to start doing some stretching of my back muscles.It seems just setting around will just make me stiffer.


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Response by:

Brian L Bowyer, MD Brian L Bowyer, MD
Clinical Associate Professor
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University