Feb 22, 2016 ... Vertebral fractures of the thoracic and lumbar spine are usually associated with
major trauma and can cause spinal cord damage that results in ...
If osteoporosis has caused a spinal compression fracture, the treatment should ...
the motion of fractured vertebrae -- much like applying a cast on a broken wrist.
Most spinal fractures occur in the thoracic (midback) and lumbar spine (lower
back) or at the connection of the two (thoracolumbar junction). Treatment
Mar 18, 2015 ... A vertebral compression fracture occurs when the bones of the spine become
broken due to trauma. Read about causes, surgery, and treatment.
Spinal fractures and compression fractures of the spine occur when the bones
break and collapse. Learn about treatment options.
Osteoporosis, or weakening of the bones, can lead to painful vertebral
compression fractures. Until recently the only treatment was bracing and narcotic
The anatomy of the spine relating to compression fractures; The causes and
symptoms of compression fractures; How the condition is diagnosed; The
Broken bones of the spine can sometimes cause other side effects that may need
medical treatment. These can include muscle spasms in the back or ...
Treating a Compression Fracture of the Back ... a back brace, which can help
support your spine; calcium supplements to prevent ...
Vertebroplasty is a pain treatment for vertebral compression fractures that fail to
respond to conventional medical therapy, such as minimal or no pain relief with ...