How to sleep with D12 fracture?

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How to sleep with D12 fracture?

How to sleep with D12 fracture?

Rest is a fundamental part of healing a dorsal-lumbar vertebral fracture, and the supine position is an important part of it: Align the spine. Sleeping on your back with a pillow under your knees to keep them slightly flexed; otherwise on the side with a pillow between the knees.

How to heal from a broken vertebrae?

In the case of vertebral fractures due to trauma, osteosynthesis is performed, which consists of applying metal plates and screws to the back or front of the affected vertebrae capable of reducing the fracture and keeping it in position.

What does wedging mean?

The wedging of a vertebra is the sign of a collapse of one of the walls of the vertebral body caused by traumatic factors (accidents, falls, etc.) or pathological factors (tumors, osteoporosis).

What to do with a fractured vertebrae?

In the case of vertebral fractures due to trauma, osteosynthesis is performed, which consists of applying metal plates and screws to the back or front of the affected vertebrae capable of reducing the fracture and keeping it in position.
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