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Tacoma, WA
A 22-year-old female asked:

What kind of symptoms should i experience after landing on my feet from a 20 ft fall? i dont have any broken bones only muscle stiffness in my back

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Dr. Kenneth Zygmunt
42 years experience
Fall from a height: Falling from 20 feet can jar the body pretty well. The most common areas of injury after a fall are your heel bone and your back, both can sustain compression fractures. So be sure to get X-rays to be certain there is no subtle injury.
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