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Vertebral compression fracture

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A compression fracture is a collapse of a vertebra. It may be due to trauma or due to a weakening of the vertebra (compare with burst fracture). This weakening is ...

Vertebral Fracture Symptoms - Spine-Health

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Osteoporosis is a leading cause of fractures in the spine, hip and wrist. A compression fracture should be suspected in any patient over the age of 50 with acute ...

Vertebral Fracture: Practice Essentials, Background, Epidemiology

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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 ...

Fractures of the Thoracic and Lumbar Spine-OrthoInfo - AAOS

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Compression fracture. While the front (anterior) of the vertebra breaks and loses height, the back (posterior) part of it does not. This type of fracture is usually ...

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 ...

Spinal Compression Fracture Treatments: Medication, Surgery, and ...

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A back brace provides external support to limit the motion of fractured vertebrae -- much like applying a cast on a broken wrist. The rigid style of a back brace ...

Symptoms of Spinal Compression Fractures - WebMD

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Jan 10, 2016 ... Kyphosis (curved back): These fractures often create wedge-shaped vertebral bones, which makes the spine bend forward. Eventually, neck ...

Lumbar Compression Fractures | University of Maryland Medical ...

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The bones, or vertebrae, that make up your spine are very strong, but sometimes a vertebra can fracture just like any other bone in your body. Vertebra fractures ...

Spinal Fractures - Cleveland Clinic

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Spine fractures range from painful compression fractures, often seen after minor ... The catheter is used to inject the fractured vertebrae with bone cement, which ...

Compression Fracture of the Back - Healthline

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Jan 11, 2016 ... A compression fracture of the back occurs when the bones of your spine ( vertebrae) collapse. This can lead to poor posture, pain, loss of height ...

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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 ...

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 ...

Compression fractures of the back: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia

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Compression fractures of the back are broken vertebrae. Vertebrae are ... Compression fractures due to osteoporosis may cause no symptoms at first. Often , they ...