Fractured vertebrae in lower back?

Answer She needs to be in a lower back brace at the least. It'll take about as long as any other fracture to heal if immobilized but since you use your back more often it'll take a little longer. If the d... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Fractured vertebrae in lower back

Does the general term "broken back" refer to disc herniation, OR individual vertebrae being fractured, OR BOTH?

Vertebral fracture. Disc herniation is generally referred to as a "slipped disc".

What causes lower back pain and lower abdominal pain across whole lower back whole lower abdominal area but worse on the right side of both?

Lower abdominal pains and lower back cramping - signs of early pregnancy?

Can lower back pain and lower stomach pains be a sign of pregnancy?

Answer It depends on what the lower stomache pains feel like. If it is a crampy type pain, then yes, this can be a symptom of pregnancy ,as is lower back pain.Within the first 20 weeks.