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Osteoporosis Cause Compression Fracture Spinal Vertebrae
Yes.: That is the most common cause.Get a more detailed answer ›
A fracture is a broken bone. As there is cartilage at the end of many bones at the joint, a fracture may also include a break in the cartilage. Fractures and broken bones are the same thing. It seems that many believe that a "fracture" is a lesser injury or an incomplete break in the bone, but this is not correct. Fractures may be displaced or ...Read more
Is it possible for osteoporosis or osteopenia to cause a compression fracture in the spinal vertebrae?
Would lifting moderately heavy things be a likely cause of a spinal compression fracture in someone who is healthy (ie no osteoporosis)?
Multiple old fractures in spine, fell on coffee table received wedged compression fracture of L1 & also told I have osteoporosis, I should hve pain?
My mother - born 1934 - has osteoporosis & has a compression fracture in her back. What should she be taking for osteoporosis meds?
Compression fracture of L1 L3 kyphoplasty no good bad osteoporosis chronic pain. Ms continue little to no relief any other pain med better for this?
Will a t12 spinal burst fracture cause reproductive failure for me, unable to conceive since accdent had L1 compression fracture also.Not paralyzed.
Look for other cause: According to the national spinal cord injury assn, "many women who receive spinal cord injuries are in their childbearing years. Following a spinal cord injury (sci), there is no evidence that a woman's ability to conceive is affected.". Pain and other symptoms from the fracture can produce stress that adversely affect fertility and conception. Work with your doctors to identify other causes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What could happen if one was to lie about a compression fracture to the lumbar vertebrae while joining the army?
You wouldn't: want to be processed for a fraudulent enlistment. ...Read more
28 w osteoporosis and spinal fractures low vit d is all that was found! Is this what caused it? And can it be reversed if i take my vit d?
Osteoporosis: You are very young to have this. Are you on steroids or have any other medical problems? Have you had bariatric surgery and are non compliant with your supplements? It is important for you to take calcium citrate with vit D3 twice daily, however, you need to see the endocrinologist to make sure you don't have issues with your parathyroid. Good luck, hope you feel better ...Read more
Depends: It depends on the type and location of the fracture and the age of the patient. Often times, wearing a brace and avoiding strenuous activities will allow a compression fracture to heal in younger patients. It usually takes 3 months to heal. Some fractures require surgical stabilization. In the elderly, if conservative measures fail, a kyphoplasty may be an option. Check out spine-health.Com. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: It depends on the type and location of the fracture and the age of the patient. Often times, wearing a brace and avoiding strenuous activities will allow a compression fracture to heal in younger patients. In the elderly, if these measures fail, a kyphoplasty may be an option. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Is it broken or fractured is a question I am often asked. The answer is basically that a broken or fractured bone is the same thing. A fracture means a break in the cortex or the strong layer of outer bone cells. In an adult the average time for that to heal varies greatly but is often considered to ...Read more
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