Fractures in lumbosacral spine involve the break in one or more bones of the lumbar and sacral in the lower back. It is classified according to the mechanism of injury and the degree of instability.
Compression fractures can occur after jumping or falling from a height and landing on the heels, sports injury or motor vehicle accidents can also lead to compression fractures.
A 32-years female had motor vehicle accident and realized lumbo sacral fracture, was not able to move her lower limbs. Her limbs were mended by the decompression and fixation method and after the 6 weeks of surgery, she was able to walk with some support. It has been 6 months; she can now walk without any assistance but has infrequent pain.