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Fracture of the Thoracic and Lumbar Spine - American Academy of ...

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Doctors classify fractures of the thoracic and lumbar spine based upon the specific pattern of the fracture and whether there is a spinal cord injury. Classifying the ...

Vertebral Fracture Treatment & Management: Medical Therapy ...

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Feb 22, 2016 ... Of course, the initial focus is on cervical spine injuries, and they routinely apply a cervical spine immobilization device, typically a rigid plastic ...

Injuries of the Spinal Cord and Vertebrae - Injuries and Poisoning ...

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Most spinal cord injuries result from motor vehicle crashes, falls, assaults, and ... Pressure (compression) by broken bones, swelling, or an accumulation of blood  ...

Spinal Fractures - Cleveland Clinic

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Even minor falls or trauma can produce a spine fracture. Many of these injuries will never require surgery, but major fractures can result in serious long-term ...

Understanding Lumbar Spine Trauma - Articles ...

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Doctors divide lumbar spine injuries into two broad categories, low and high energy ... In the low back, most serious injuries involve fracture of the spine or a disc ...

Vertebral Fracture Symptoms - Spine-Health

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Sometimes a compression fracture in the spine may not cause any back pain or ... the spine and can be caused by traumatic injury or as a result of osteoporosis.

Compression fractures of the back: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia

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Compression fractures of the back are broken vertebrae. Vertebrae are the bones ... These fractures often do not cause injury to the spinal cord. The condition is ...

Spinal Cord Injury: Levels, Treatment, Symptoms, Recovery

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Sep 8, 2016 ... Spinal cord injury can cause a range of symptoms, including weakness, loss of muscle function, and ... Broken Bone (Types of Bone Fractures).

Vertebral Compression Fracture: Symptoms and Surgery Facts

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Mar 18, 2015 ... A vertebral compression fracture occurs when the bones of the spine become broken due to trauma. Read about causes, surgery, and ...

Thoracic Compression Fractures | University of Maryland Medical ...

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To best understand lumbar spine injuries, it helps to know some anatomy of the overall ... This type of vertebral fracture causes loss of height and a humped back  ...

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Spine fracture, Spinal fractures, vertebral fractures, compression ...

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A fracture or dislocation of a vertebra can cause bone fragments to pinch and damage ... Whiplash is different than a spinal fracture or spinal cord injury and the ...

Levels of Injury - Understanding Spinal Cord Injury

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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 ...

Spinal Fractures | Compression Fracture of the Spine | Back.com

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Spinal fractures occur when the bones in your spine, called vertebrae, break and collapse. They can happen due to trauma or injury, such as experiencing a bad ...