The other day I managed to compound fracture 2 vertebrae in my upper/middle back at park city. I went to the hospital right after and was there the rest of the day but they let me leave without a brace, and just told me to "take it easy" until my follow up in two weeks. I never saw xrays and the never really told me which ones are fractured. I feel like for the sake of my recovery I feel like I should have a brace or something; it just seems abnormal to be cleared to walk around with a broken back.
Can anyone who's had the similar/same injury fill me in on recovery time, PT exercises, ongoing issues etc.? Any help is appreciated NS