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The physical therapist said that the dowager’s hump was almost like a spinal infusion. What did she mean?

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Dr. Pietro Seni
Orthopedic Surgery
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In brief: Vertebral fracture

Dowager humps is usually cused by a wedge fracture due to osteoporosis in older women producind the back hump known in medicine by the term kyphosis.
It can involve one or several vertebraes.

In brief: Vertebral fracture

Dowager humps is usually cused by a wedge fracture due to osteoporosis in older women producind the back hump known in medicine by the term kyphosis.
It can involve one or several vertebraes.
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Dr. Nolan Segal
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: Incorrect informatio

Dowagers hump can be just fatty tissue from metabolic problems or steroids.
It can also be kyphosis from arthritis, osteoporosis, aging, or juvenile disc disease, not like a.

In brief: Incorrect informatio

Dowagers hump can be just fatty tissue from metabolic problems or steroids.
It can also be kyphosis from arthritis, osteoporosis, aging, or juvenile disc disease, not like a.
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Dr. Nolan Segal
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