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Has Anyone Had Fracture T6 That Has Healed In Time

Has Anyone Had Fracture T6 That Has Healed In Time

I have got T6 fracture.a collapsed vertibra. I have suffered terrible pain but now after 5 months it's more deep aches. It's like a very tight band round my ribs and back. I have to lay down and rest till pain and ache ease. I cancelled operation has so many risks. I am hoping it will gradually heal and the pain lesson. I try not take pain relief has not much help. I just get ltitle info of the different Consultants. Please share if you can any information to help me. Thankyou for reading.

A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

My physiotherapist tells me it is a question of strengthening the back muscles to support the damaged vertebrae. Exercises particularly hydrotherapy help with this.

posted over 3 years ago
A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

I fractured T11 so not sure if that compares to T6. Also got whiplash / concussion at same time. So neck and shoulders, constant headaches, dizzy, nauseous... anyway, That was end of June. I still have back pain pretty much always and that tightening deep achy feeling across the thorasic area that I think you are referring to. Upon waking and by bed time I’m usually feeling like about 100 years old. I feel great sympathy for your healing journey, and thT painful back. Good news is I am slow but sure getting better. I sure hope you will too. Patience is necessary and determination to never give up. What helps me... I can’t endure a day without my power walk, fresh air, strengthening exercises and I am addicted to a lay down with heat on my back. It’s like heaven. Also so helpful, Hydrotherapy, baths and recently I am braving aquafit. No meds just some swearing when I’m real frustrated! LOL that helps!!!! I’m due to go back to work. After that June fall I had to rehab from another fall fracturing hip and wrist in Sept. hopefully I’ll find time for all this self care. A little nervous about that. Keep on keepin’ on and sharing. That helps knowing we are not in this alone. Ideas breed.

posted over 3 years ago
A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

Hello Oscar...I had Kyphoplasty in T8, T9, and T10 four weeks ago. What a blessing it has been. I know everyone has different outcomes as posted on this site. However, I am thrilled with the results. Please know I had nine months of non-stop pain with spasms and tightness through by back and ribs. I did not drive, do any house cleaning, grocery shopping, or have any social life. I had a caregiver who did those things for me. Yes...it was very costly but necessary! I have always been very active so it was a very trying period for me. It took some proactive work on my part to finally get a medical person to give me the proper solution. I did a lot of research for months and saw 3 specialists along with X-rays, CT scans, and MRI to make my final decision. I could not be happier. I no longer have a caregiver, I do my own house cleaning, grocery shopping, and the everyday chores. I am much wiser as a result of those nine months. I am very cognizant of what I do and how I do it. I will continue to take Forteo, exercise, eat healthy, and visit my rheumatologist regularly. Oscar, this is my story, I hope it gives you some idea what Kyphoplasty did for me. Good luck to you as you continue on your osteoporosis journey!

posted over 3 years ago
A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

I have had pathological fractures of 3 vertebrae they healed themselves I have some scoliosis curvature of my spine which I hope doesn't get any worse pain was terrible for some time but it did settle I'm still managing to work

posted over 3 years ago
A MyOsteoTeam Member said:

I have had collapsed vertebrae that healed but pain four to osteoporosis remains. I also have refused surgery even though they told me I would wind up in a wheelchair. That was about 20 years ago and I am still walking under my own steam as yet. I do get wicked headaches and lower back pain especially if I don’t walk enough but I only take calcium, magnesium and Vitamin D. I am on plaquinel for lupus which helps with the rheumatoid symptoms but I only take Advil when I am unable to stand the pain anymore.

posted over 3 years ago
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