Spinal fractures are different than a broken arm or leg, a fracture or dislocation of
a vertebra can cause bone fragments to pinch and damage the spinal nerves or ...
Broken Bones & Injuries ... Most spinal fractures occur in the thoracic (midback)
and lumbar spine (lower ... A compression fracture of the lumbar (lower) spine.
The higher the injury on the spinal cord, the more dysfunction can occur. ... Most
severe of the spinal cord injury levels; Paralysis in arms, hands, trunk and legs ...
If a spinal fracture is left untreated, the vertebra may heal in the "broken" or "
caved in" position. This can lead to increased forward curvature, or kyphosis, the
Apr 24, 2009 ... A man who had broken his spine in two places was sent home from hospital on
crutches - risking being paralysed.
Such treatments are especially important in relieving the muscle spasms and
pain that often come with broken bones of the spine. In addition, a supervised ...
There are three primary options for spine fracture treatment: conservative care,
kyphoplasty surgery, and vertebroplasty surgery...
Spine fractures range from painful compression fractures, often seen after minor
trauma ... Stabilization can also be achieved by removing broken vertebra and ...
A traumatic spinal cord injury (SCI) begins with a blow to the spine, resulting in
broken or dislocated vertebrae (the individual bone segments that make up the ...