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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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Should a patient suspect an osteoporosis-related spine fracture if he or she experiences height loss and worsening pain while standing or walking? This article ...

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

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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 ...

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 ...

Compression fractures of the back: MedlinePlus Medical Encyclopedia

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Compression fractures of the back are broken vertebrae. Vertebrae are the ... Osteoporosis is the most common cause of this type of fracture. Osteoporosis is a  ...

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 ... Height loss: With each fracture of a spinal bone, the spine loses some of its height. Eventually, after several collapsed vertebrae, the person's ...

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 ...

Vertebral Compression Fracture - What You Need to Know

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Care guide for Vertebral Compression Fracture. Includes: possible causes, signs and symptoms, standard treatment options and means of care and support.

Spinal Fractures - Cleveland Clinic

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In this procedure, the surgeon inserts a catheter into the compressed vertebra. The catheter is used to inject the fractured vertebrae with bone cement, which ...

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...