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 ...
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
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 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 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Spine fractures range from painful compression fractures, often seen after minor
... The catheter is used to inject the fractured vertebrae with bone cement, which ...
Care guide for Vertebral Compression Fracture. Includes: possible causes, signs
and symptoms, standard treatment options and means of care and support.