While the front (anterior) of the vertebra breaks and loses height, the back ... The
treatment plan for a fracture of the thoracic or lumbar spine will depend on:.
Typically, the first line of treatment for vertebral compression fractures is
conservative therapy (non-surgical), which includes pain medication, calcium
Nonsurgical Treatment for Spinal Compression Fractures ... support to limit the
motion of fractured vertebrae -- much like applying a cast on a broken wrist.
Mar 18, 2015 ... ... due to trauma. Read about causes, surgery, and treatment. ... What treatment
has been effective for your vertebral compression fracture?
May 2, 2014 ... Vertebral fractures of the thoracic and lumbar spine are usually associated ... The
treatment goal for patients in neurogenic shock is to maintain ...
Many fractures heal with conservative treatment; however severe fractures ...
Your spine is made of 33 bones called vertebrae that provide the main support
Compression fractures of the back are broken vertebrae. Vertebrae are ... Often,
they are discovered when x-rays of the spine are done for other reasons. Over
time ... Medicines to treat osteoporosis can help prevent future fractures. However
Care guide for Vertebral Compression Fracture possible causes, signs and
symptoms, standard treatment options and means of care and support.
In very severe compression fractures, the back of the vertebral body may actually
.... Another common form of treatment for some types of vertebral compression ...