The Premier values ​​open football to avoid crowded home gatherings

first_imgThe Premier could return in June, if the coronavirus epidemic allows it, and the authorities are already thinking about the possible scenarios that may occur at that time when, everything indicates, that the competition could resume without a public in the stadiums. That will provoke massive audiences through television and, in that sense, Oliver Dowden, Secretary of Culture, has conveyed to the Premier his concern about the distancing measures that will continue in progress for a long time. Sky Sports and BT Sport are the payment platforms issued by the English league. If there is no public in the stadiums, the monitoring on television will increase even more and Dowden wants to avoid risky situations. Plan massive gatherings of friends at home, since not everyone has access to these payment channels, which would be a breeding ground for new infections. In this sense, Dowden has explained that he has presented the Premier with a proposal. It is none other than offering some or all of the matches in the open competition to avoid these crowds. It is not easy. “I have raised this challenge to the Premier in the conversations we have had, if the competition returns behind closed doors and the general public cannot access it, we have several creative options on the table, and that is one of them to consider, and this has been recognized by the Premier “, wields Dowden.But the main obstacle would be to reach some kind of agreement with Sky Sports and BT Sport, the pay channels that the league offers and that pay a huge amount of money to the clubs every season. The idea has also been extended to Scotland, where it has also been warned that closed-door matches create the danger of gathering supporters off the field, which would be fertile ground for the spread of the coronavirus.last_img read more

Read More →

Angels notes: Saunders’ slot: Sixth starter

first_img“I think they look at me as a starter, in my mind,” Saunders said. “They’re like `We don’t want to mess you up.”‘ Never one to give away too much of the organization’s thought process, manager Mike Scioscia essentially confirmed the plan with Saunders. There seems to be no value to having the 25-year-old pitch in relief. “The sixth guy of any organization as far as starter – unless it’s a spot-start thing is usually in Triple-A stretched out,” Scioscia said. “That doesn’t always work out and you have to have those guys on your staff and you deal with whatever length you have to recreate once they get back into the rotation.” Saunders’ impressive rookie season took a backseat to the accomplishments of Jered Weaver. Saunders went 7-3 in 13 starts, although he did post a lofty 4.71 ERA that could be blamed on rocky starts against Texas, the New York Yankees and Chicago White Sox. In those three outings, which accounted for his only defeats of the season, he gave up 22earned runs. In his other 10outings, he gave up 15earned runs. The Angels already have made sure Saunders knows the plan, which is not always a given in baseball circles. There will be no stints in the bullpen for Saunders, essentially serving the role of sixth starter. TEMPE, Ariz. – Joe Saunders is resigned to having his fate being tied to Bartolo Colon’s recovery from rotator cuff trouble. Barring any additional injuries, Saunders will be a starter for the Angels as long as Colon is out of action. When Colon returns, Saunders will pack his bags for Triple-A Salt Lake. center_img Because of late-season fatigue and struggles when he had less than five days of rest, Saunders added weight this off-season through weight lifting and over-the-counter weight-gaining products. Lineup juggling: Scioscia has been asked for a glimpse of what the ideal lineup will look like, and he has talked around the subject, other than to say Orlando Cabrera will bat second. Gary Matthews Jr. looks to be the obvious leadoff hitter but Scioscia refuses to confirm that. As for Chone Figgins being the No. 9 guy, Scioscia won’t confirm that either because if Matthews vacates the top spot, Figgins is likely to bat there. About the closest Scioscia has come to committing to something is saying that Howie Kendrick will bat either sixth or seventh. The predicted Opening Day lineup: Matthews CF, Cabrera SS, Garret Anderson LF, Vladimir Guerrero RF, Shea Hillenbrand DH, Howie Kendrick 2B, Casey Kotchman 1B, Mike Napoli C and Figgins 3B. Bring your glove: Like shortstop Brandon Wood, who has started taking grounders at third base to work on his versatility, shortstop prospect Erick Aybar took ground balls at second base Friday and will get some time in center field this spring. Scioscia said that if both Maicer Izturis and Aybar are to make the Opening Day roster, Aybar is going to have to show his value. Defensively, the pressure on Cabrera is greater than in recent seasons as the Angels will have a young infield with Chone Figgins, Howie Kendrick and Casey Kotchman or Kendry Morales. “Any year what he brings is important, but this year it has the potential to be a real keystone for what we hope is going to be a dynamic infield,” Scioscia said. “We have high expectations and we have to work toward that.” doug.padilla@sgvn.com (626) 962-8811, Ext. 2731 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!last_img
Read More →

More opportunities to donate with Clothesline Drop Boxes

first_imgFORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — Should you have clothing donations to give away this holiday season, consider dropping them off in a Clothesline Drop Box, via the Canadian Diabetes Association.Located at Walmart and Wholesale Club, the boxes collect donations that are sold to partnering businesses such as Value Village. The proceeds from these sales directly support the Association.Drivers with the CDA take trucks every few weeks to collect items, including household appliances and the likewise, so this program is a way of making the traffic of donations run smoother.- Advertisement -“They come every two weeks and they come house to house and pick up clothing donations, books, stuff like that,” said Phallon Stoutenburg, Area Youth Commissioner for Scouts Canada. “So having the drop boxes is to eliminate (the need) for the truck that comes every few weeks.”People can donate their clothing any time.last_img read more

Read More →

DONEGAL WINS ON THE DOUBLE ON WINNING STREAK

first_imgMargaret on Winning StreakDONEGAL’S winning streak continued on RTE’s Winning Streak this weekend – as TWO players from the county bagged a small fortune on the show.Cranford man Michael Harkin, an 83-year-old former Donegal County Council truck driver, is €41,800 better off after his daughter stood in for him on the show.And Burnfoot woman Celia Hannigan came home with €36,800 There had been some confusion over which Michael Harkin from Cranford had won the right to be on this weekend’s show.But it turned out to Michael Snr.Daughter Margaret Shiels, a paramedic based at Letterkenny General Hospital, played for her dad.And she won €11,800 plus a €30,000 Opel Insignia. She admitted that out of ten brothers and sisters, just she and brother Brian had been willing to put their names into a hat to see who would play for dad Michael.Celia, a part-time hairdresser, works at the Beechill and Nazareth House nursing homes in Fahan.The mother of four won her prize in cash.Better than a Bingo win for CeliaDONEGAL WINS ON THE DOUBLE ON WINNING STREAK was last modified: April 21st, 2013 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:DONEGAL WINS ON THE DOUBLE ON WINNING STREAKlast_img read more

Read More →

AODH RUADH KEEPS UNBEATEN RUN GOING AGAINST FANAD GAELS

first_imgMeetingThe monthly meeting of the club executive takes place this Thursday in Aras Aoidh Ruaidh at 8.30pm. All committee members are asked to attend.Football Aodh Ruadh did well to overcome a determined Fanad Gaels side in Father Tierney Park to record their eighth win in succession over league and championship. Aodh Ruadh played into a stiff breeze in the first half and trailed 0-2 to 1-4 at the break, however Ballyshannon pushed on in the second half and a four minute spurt of five points as the game moved into its final ten minutes proved decisive. David McGurrin finished with 1-4 to his credit, but he contributed a lot more to the team around the park. Michael ‘Sticky’ Ward again managed exchanges up front astutely. In midfield Conor Patton and Eamonn McGrath soldiered well, although in Michael Sweeney they had a serious opponent to contend with. The defence were in magnificent form with Michael Ward, Damian Cleary and Callum O’Halloran, although again, it must be said Fanad’s Seamus Friel was a serious threat. We have a full report and pictures from the game up on aodhruadh.org.The reserves had an entertaining contest with Fanad, but in the end the honours were shared with the final scoreline Aodh Ruadh 0-8 Fanad Gaels 1-5. The result leaves Aodh Ruadh in fifth place in Senior Reserve Division 3, but just three points behind table toppers Buncrana. All still to play for. We will have pictures and a report from the game on aodhruadh.org over the course of the week.David McGurrin who scored 1-4 against Fanad Gaels at the weekendThis Saturday Aodh Ruadh will be chasing a ninth successive win when they travel to take on Letterkenny Gaels. The senior game is at 7.30pm, with the reserve game the curtain raiser at 6pm. The under 14’s league campaign ended against Termon on Sunday evening. A big physical Termon team had too much for the Ballyshannon lads and were leading by 3-10 to 1-2 at the break. Aodh Ruadh put in a much improved second half, but were unable to make much headway in cutting the deficit and it finished 7-16 to 6-5 in favour of the northern side. Overall it was a great effort by the boys. Senan Rooney did the lion’s share of the scoring for Ballyshannon, hitting four goals while Jake Foley also hit the net. Further out the pitch Eugene Doherty, Martin McGlynn and Shane Brady all put in good shifts while Matt Gillespie did well in nets. There is no under 14 training this week. See the notes next week for details of the revised training schedule.The under 12s travelled to Fintra on Saturday evening and scored two wins. The Reserve team won 4-12 to 0-14 and the seniors made it three wins out of three by overcoming Killybegs 1-14 to 0-4. Fair play to both keepers Aaron Cullen and Fionn Gallagher who kept the clean sheets and all the lads who all played really well. Half back Shane Delahunty deserves a special mention for his awesome display of honest to God football. The side’s next fixture is in Father Tierney Park against Saint Naul’s on Wednesday 1st June. Training continues as usual on Mondays and Fridays from 5.15pm to 6.30pm.Aodh Ruadh under 10s travelled to Ardara for a blitz last Saturday. Communions saw the squad travel slightly depleted, but still fielding 24 players. The lads faced off against sides from Ardara and Fanad Gaels and there was a very high standard of football on display The lads gave a good account of themselves and enjoyed their day of football. They will be pulling on the jersey again this Saturday when Melvin Gaels and another team to be confirmed will be the guests in Father Tierney Park for a blitz. Players are to be up for 10.30am with first game throwing in at 11am. We ask that parents / guardians to help out on the refreshments front by supplying a loaf of sandwiches, tray of buns or similar to help feed all present on the day. Also, we would appreciate if parents / guardians could lend a hand in the kitchen.Under 10, under 8 and under 6 training continues as usual this Friday from 6.30pm to 7.30pm at Páirc Aoidh Ruadh.LadiesRealt Ruadh had two goals to spare on Ardara on Sunday. They got two early points against a defensive Ardara formation, but the visitors hit an unanswered four points to lead by the end of the first quarter. Realt Ruadh made some positional switches which helped swing the game back to the hosts and they repaid Ardara’s scoring spurt with interest to go in leading 0-7 to 0-4 at the interval. Ardara had the advantage of the wind in the second half and hit the first four scores to move back into the lead. Realt Ruadh responded with a rapid attack which saw Sarah Patton teeing up Elaine Dorrian for a fantastic goal. Ardara answered with a goal of their own, but Realt Ruadh hit back hard with Elaine Dorrian and Roisín McGloin both raising green flags. Danika Doherty also sent over a fine point to seal a deserved six point win over last year’s intermediate champions. Well done to both teams on serving up an entertaining first league game of the season. Next week Realt Ruadh play Convoy in Bundoran in the Shield competition. Under 14 training as usual on Tuesday and Thursday at 5.45pm.The under 12 girls travel to Glencolumbcille this Wednesday to play Naomh Columba. We are taking a bus for this one and will be leaving the park promptly at 5pm. Players to be up for 4.50pm. There is a charge of €5 per person on bus and we should have room for parents / guardians who want to come and support. We will also have our training tops available for distribution on Wednesday. These are €13.50 and we’ll need payment on delivery if this has not already been made. There will be no training this Thursday, but we will be training as usual at 10am on Saturday. We need to get Duck Race cards back this week, so we’d appreciate if you could bring those along on Wednesday or Saturday.The under 10 girls travelled to Ardara last Saturday for their first blitz of the year. They played three games and had great fun. The Aodh Ruadh team who lined out were Cádhla Dolan, Lauren Foy, Orlaith Gallagher, Sadhbh Hughes, Nessa Mitchell, Marija Njegic, Jessica O’Mahoney, Aimee Roper, Dairín Sweeny, and Aoife Travers. Many thanks to Ardara for their hospitality on the day.Under 8 and under 10 training continues at Páirc Aoidh Ruaidh on Mondays from 6-7pm. The Duck Race will take place this Saturday, 28th May at 3pm. Players are asked to have their cards completed and returned over the course of the week. There will be a whole heap of chocolate goodies to be won on the day so come a long and enjoy the quack.HurlingThe under 14s travelled to the Cross on Tuesday last to take on top of the table Setanta. We were unable to match the commitment of the Killygordon lads who were really up for the game. A number of our players had played in the Southern Minor Board under 14 football final the previous night and it was clear to see they were still feeling the effects of that game. In the end Setanta’s ability to get goals proved the difference and the they won on a scoreline of 7-12 to 4-7. Thanks to the parents who drove the lads to the game. Your support is much appreciated. Next up for the lads is the league semi-final at homethis Thursday to a strong amalgamated Dungloe / Gaoth Dobhair outfit. Throw-in is at 7pm and all support would be most welcome for this young squad.On Sunday the first all county under 8 and under 10 blitz took place in the Centre of Excellence in Convoy. Aodh Ruadh had 19 under 8s and were the only club to field two teams at the blitz at that age. Each team had four games and both teams won all their games. It’s great to see the improvement in the lads from last season and their hard work at training is certainly paying off.We were missing a number of under 10s due to other commitments but the seven lads who travelled did well and won all three of their games. Weather conditions were atrocious, so great credit to all the young hurlers who played their hearts out on such a terrible morning. Many thanks to all the parents who drove the children to the blitz and gave them great encouragement.The under 12s continued their preparations for the upcoming league with a good win on Sunday morning against our neighbours, Erne Gaels.Well done to Adam Rami and Eoin Doherty who lined out for the County under 15 development squad at the Ulster Blitz in Garvaghey on Saturday and to Senan Rooney and Nathan Owens-Kelly who played for the county under 14s at the same blitz. All the lads did very well. It is great to see these lads representing the club at this level.Our Clothes Collection finished on Monday and was  a great success, many thanks to all who contributed to it.Training for all age groups as usual on Sunday at 12 noon.Let’s play dartsThis Friday May 27th Seán Óg’s will host a darts exhibition with Jelle Klaasen. The proceeds will go towards extensive surface repair works required at Father Tierney Park. Tickets priced €5 are available via adult team managers and from key club personnel. Contact Tom Daly, David McLoone or Conal Gallagher for information or tickets for this important club fund-raiser. Club members are especially asked to show their support for this eventAbbey Centre BingoLast week’s €400 bingo jackpot was won by Danny Goan of Ballyshannon. It’s Big Bingo time again with the May big bingo this Friday at 9pm at the Abbey Centre, with a massive €2,700 prize fund including the €1,000 jackpot game. Books are priced at €15/€8, or get the book and a half deal for just €20.Aodh Ruadh LottoThere was no winner of last week’s Aodh Ruadh Lotto jackpot of €4,600. The winning numbers drawn were 1, 6, 8, 9, 10 and 17. In the lucky dip €20 went to Anne and Eamonn Maguire, Cloghore; Mary Egan, West Port; Rossa McCosker; John Prunty; and The McIntrye Family, The Mall. Next draw is on Sundayin The Lantern Bar with a Jackpot of €4,700 on Sunday at 8.30pm.The lotto team for McCosker’s Centra Saturday is: RESERVE FOOTBALLERS.Ten years ago…Aodh Ruadh minors recorded an impressive win against Dungloe in Father Tierney Park last Tuesday week. A well-honed team performance saw the Ballyshannon team rattle up a score of 2-18 to 1-06. The marksmanship was such that Aodh Ruadh recorded only four wides in the whole game. Stephen McGrath and Dermot McInerney, who notched up 0-6 from play, were among the leading performers. There were also excellent footballing displays from Jason Kane, Nickey Sheerin and PJ McGee.You can receive the club notes by e-mail every Tuesday morning. To subscribe, enter your details on the website, www.aodhruadh.org, or e-mail your request to info@aodhruadh.org.~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~This is the weekly e-mail newsletter from Aodh Ruadh GAA Club. If you have received it in error, please contact us at info@aodhruadh.org.Follow us on the social mediaFacebook: Aodh Ruadh CLGTwitter: @aodhruadh.~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~John HughesPROAodh Ruadh CLGBallyshannonCounty DonegalH: 071-9852843M: 087-6431805AODH RUADH KEEPS UNBEATEN RUN GOING AGAINST FANAD GAELS was last modified: May 24th, 2016 by Mark ForkerShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Read More →

Southampton star set to stay at the club despite quit talk

first_img moving on Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ TOP WORK targets IN DEMAND Cavani ‘agrees’ to join new club and will complete free transfer next summer Kevin De Bruyne ‘loves Man City and wants to keep winning’, reveals father Chelsea confident of beating Man United and Liverpool to Sancho signing targets Southampton striker Manolo Gabbiadini is set to snub interest from Fiorentina to stay with the club, according to SportMediaset.The striker endured a difficult season in England last term and he ended up with just five goals to his name. Man United joined by three other clubs in race for Erling Haaland REVEALED Where every Premier League club needs to strengthen in January 1 LIVING THE DREAM It has led to growing reports that the 26-year-old is ready to go back to Italy and he is wanted by Fiorentina.However, Gabbiadini does not want to leave Southampton and is ready to fight for his place.The Italian has been made aware of Fiorentina’s interest but he has told them he is happy where he is.Southampton had originally been tempted to cash in on Gabbiadini for the right price, but they now look set to keep him. three-way race LATEST Latest Transfer News The biggest market value losers in 2019, including Bale and ex-Liverpool star RANKED Southampton striker Manolo Gabbiadini couldn’t live up to his initial hype. Liverpool’s signings under Michael Edwards – will Minamino be the next big hit? Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade Tony Cascarino backs Everton to sign two strikers for Carlo Ancelotti last_img read more

Read More →

LETTERKENNY AC BOYS CROWNED ULSTER CHAMPIONS!

first_imgLETTERKENNY AC’s U18s are Ulster cross-country champions.After a closely fought duel the won on count back to take team gold – Peter Gibbons also took the individual bronze.The winning team is pictured with Coach McFadden – and include Stefan McCrossan, Oisin Toal, Peter Gibbons, Enda McBride, Ryan Jordan, Donal Farren. Letterkenny AC’s Christine Russell made it a great day for the club, taking bronze in the U18 girls.LETTERKENNY AC BOYS CROWNED ULSTER CHAMPIONS! was last modified: October 26th, 2014 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:ChampionsCross CountryLetterkenny ACU18Ulsterlast_img read more

Read More →

Serious accident leads to road closure

first_imgEmergency services are attending the scene of a serious road accident which occurred overnight in Inishowen.The road has been closed as authorities work in the area. A notice has been issued to morning motorists to avoid the R238 at Rockhead Burnfoot. The road is closed until further notice.Diversions are in place:  Motorists coming from Buncrana should divert via Backhill road via Tieveban to Burnfoot village. Those travelling to Buncrana are asked to divert via Watery road onto Dispensary road at Tooban.HGV traffic should divert via Carn, Quigleys Point, Muff.We’ll bring you more updates on this as they come in.  Serious accident leads to road closure was last modified: December 16th, 2017 by Rachel McLaughlinShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more

Read More →

Public policy promotions at OFBF

first_imgShare Facebook Twitter Google + LinkedIn Pinterest Yvonne Lesicko has been named vice president, public policy for Ohio Farm Bureau Federation. She will be responsible for managing the organization’s policy development process and its legislative, regulatory, political and legal activities at the federal, state and local levels. She has been OFBF’s senior director of legislative and regulatory policy since 2012. She succeeds Adam Sharp, who was recently named the organization’s new executive vice president.Lesicko first served on the Farm Bureau public policy team in the mid-1990s. She also was director of government relations for Cincinnati Bell Telephone. She received a bachelor’s degree from Dickinson College and a master’s degree in public administration from Ohio State University.  She is a past president of the Ohio Lobbying Association and has been active with the Ohio Chamber of Commerce, the Association of Ohio Commodores and Girl Scouts Alumnae Association. Lesicko was raised on a Huron County grain farm where her family also operated a seed processing plant. She and her husband, Scott, have a son.Brandon Kern has been named senior director of policy outreach for OFBF. In this newly created position, he will provide leadership for the organization’s efforts to develop closer relationships and provide support to rural communities, the food system and consumers. The inclusion of these groups within the public policy work of OFBF will serve to broaden and strengthen the organization’s service to its members.Kern joined the organization in 2013 as director of state policy. He formerly held various policy and legislative positions with the Ohio Senate Majority Caucus, several state senators and for the office of former U.S. Sen. George Voinovich. He is a graduate of Wright State University with a bachelor’s degree in social sciences. He is active in his local community and currently serves in the U.S. Army Reserve. Kern and his wife, Amie, are the parents of three children.last_img read more

Read More →

Compression fractures of the back

first_imgDefinitionCompression fractures of the back are broken vertebrae. Vertabrae are the bones of the spine.Alternative NamesVertebral compression fracturesCausesOsteoporosis is the most common cause of this type of fracture. Osteoporosis is a disease in which bones become fragile. Usually, the bone loses calcium and other minerals.Trauma to the backTumors that started in the bone or spread to the bone from elsewhereTumors that start in the spine, such as multiple myelomaHaving many fractures of the vertabrae can lead to kyphosis. This is a hump-like curvature of the spine.SymptomsCompression fractures can occur suddenly. This can cause severe back pain.The pain is most commonly felt in the middle or lower spine. It can also be felt on the sides or in the front of the spine.The pain is sharp and ” knife-like.” Pain can be disabling, and take weeks to months to go away.Compression fractures due to osteoporosis may cause no symptoms at first. Often, they are discovered when x-rays of the spine are done for other reasons. Over time, the following symptoms may occur:Back pain that starts slowly, which gets worse with walking, but is not felt when restingLoss of height, as much as 6 inches over timeStooped-over posture, or kyphosis, also called a dowager’s humpPressure on the spinal cord from hunched over posture can, in rare cases, cause:NumbnessTinglingWeaknessDifficulty walkingLoss of control of the bowel or bladderExams and TestsYour doctor will perform a physical exam. This may show:advertisementA humpback, or kyphosisTenderness over the affected spinal bone or bonesA spine x-ray shows at least one compressed vertebra that is shorter than the other vertebrae.Other tests that may be done:A bone density test to evaluate for osteoporosisA CT or MRI scan if there is concern that the fracture was caused by a tumor or severe trauma (such as a fall or car accident)TreatmentMost compression fractures are seen in older people with osteoporosis. These fractures often do not cause injury to the spinal cord. The condition is usually treated with medicines and calcium supplements to prevent further fractures.Pain may be treated with:Pain medicineBed restOther treatments may include:Back braces, but these may further weaken the bones and increase the risk of more fracturesPhysical therapy to improve movement and strength around the spineA medicine called calcitonin to help relieve bone painSurgery may be done if you have severe and disabling pain for more than 2 months that does not get better with other treatments. Surgery can include:Balloon kyphoplastyVertebroplastySpinal fusionOther surgery may be done to remove bone if the fracture is due to a tumor.After surgery you may need:A brace for 6 to 10 weeks if the fracture was due to an injuryMore surgery to join spine bones together or to relieve pressure on a nerveOutlook (Prognosis)Most compression fractures due to injury heal in 8to 10 weeks with rest, wearing of a brace, and pain medicines. However, recovery can take much longer if surgery was done.Fractures due to osteoporosis often become less painful with rest and pain medicines. Some fractures, though, can lead to long-term (chronic) pain and disability.Medicines to treat osteoporosis can help prevent future fractures. However, medicines cannot reverse damage that has already occurred.For compression fractures caused by tumors, the outcome depends on the type of tumor involved. Tumors that involve the spine include:Breast cancerLung cancerLymphomaProstate cancerPossible ComplicationsComplications may include:Failure of the bones to fuse after surgeryHumpbackSpinal cord or nerve root compressionWhen to Contact a Medical ProfessionalCall your health care provider if:You have back pain and you think you may have a compression fracture.You symptoms are getting worse, or you have problems controlling your bladder and bowel function.PreventionTreating and preventing osteoporosis is the most effective way to prevent these fractures.ReferencesNational Osteoporosis Foundation. 2013 Clinicians Guide to Prevention and Treatment of Osteoporosis. 2013.Cornell CN, Sculco TP. Orthopedic disorders. In: Duthie EH, Katz PR, Malone ML, eds.Practice of Geriatrics.4th ed. Philadelphia, Pa: Elsevier Saunders; 2007:chap 37.Klazen CA, Lohle PN, de Vries J, et al. Vertebroplasty versus conservative treatment in acute osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures (Vertos II): an open-label randomised trial. Lancet. 2010 Sep 25;376(9746):1085-92.Wardlaw D, Cummings SR, Van Meirhaeghe J, et al. Efficacy and safety of balloon kyphoplasty compared with non-surgical care for vertebral compression fracture (FREE): a randomised controlled trial. Lancet. 2009;373(9668):1016-24.Review Date:10/14/2013Reviewed By:C. Benjamin Ma, MD, Assistant Professor, Chief, Sports Medicine and Shoulder Service, UCSF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Bethanne Black, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.advertisementlast_img read more

Read More →