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What is the definition or description of: Flattened vertebrae?

Flattened vertebrae: Flattened vertebrae = flattening or compression of bony segments that make up the spinal column. ...Read more

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Flattened Vertebrae (Definition)

Flattened vertebrae = flattening or compression of bony segments that make ...Read more


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Unknown cause of pain in back of neck had Xray years ago showed flattened vertebrae and possible bone spurs. Can I get more insight 2 this cause?

Unknown cause of pain in back of neck had Xray years ago showed flattened vertebrae and possible bone spurs. Can I get more insight 2 this cause?

Flattened vertebra: are usually due to compression fractures. If there has been no trauma, other etiologies of low bone mineralization that could lead to weaker bones and thus spontaneous or insufficiency fractures should be explored. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for backbone osteoporosis?

What is the best treatment for backbone osteoporosis?

First identify what : The cause of bone loss is : secondary from thyroid disease, smoking, steroid use, renal disease, etc or primary osteoporosis . Treatment depends on cause but for primary treatment: adequate vitamin d &calcium intake, weight bearing exercise, stopping factors like smoking, & guided medication which are of several categories including Reclast (zoledronic acid) Prolia , Forteo as well as several new ones in pipeline. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment for a vertebral artery dissection?

What's the best treatment for a vertebral artery dissection?

Conservative: Typically with anticoagulation/coumadin or antiplatelets for 3-6 months. Rarely with require stent placement. ...Read more

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What are the best treatments for a rotated vertebrae?

What are the best treatments for a rotated vertebrae?

Depends: That is a term that is used differently by various professionals. Physical therapists and chiropractors may use the term to imply that some type of manipulation or therapy is needed to "realign" the spine. In that case pt or chiropractic care might be used to manage your back pain. To an orthopedic surgeon, a true rotation of the vertebrae is seen predominantly in scoliosis and is so treated. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for prolapsed vertebral disc?

What is the treatment for prolapsed vertebral disc?

Prolapsed Disc: The treatment consists of anti inflammatory drugs, physical therapy and back exercises, pain meds to minimise the disconfort and in few cases which do not respond to conservative therapy nnerve block and in few cases when nothing works then surgery. ...Read more

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What is the main treatment for vertebral hemangiomas?

What is the main treatment for vertebral hemangiomas?

A tumor composed of: Dilated blood vessels that grows along the bones in the spinal cord is a condition called a vertebral or spinal hemangioma. People with this type of spinal tumor typically don't experience symptoms, especially when the hemangioma is small. If the tumor grows larger, patients can begin to experience debilitating symptoms, such as chronic back pain or paralysis. Patients who symtomtatic should treat. ...Read more

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Please help! what is the treatment for vertebral hemangiomas?

Please help! what is the treatment for vertebral hemangiomas?

None: Vertebral hemangiomas are common, usually found incidentally, requiring no treatment. If painful suggesting a compression fracture, kyphoplasty can be helpful. ...Read more

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What treatment is recomended for broken L1 and t12 vertibrae?

What treatment is recomended for broken L1 and t12 vertibrae?

Not an issue for: Self treatment. Please see your doctor to determine the cause and appropriate treatment. ...Read more