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Could osteoporosis or osteopenia cause a compression fracture in the spinal vertebrae?

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In brief: Yes.

That is the most common cause.

In brief: Yes.

That is the most common cause.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
great answer.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: Yes if the bones are

Less dense then even normal loads across the spine may become too much for these bones to handle leading to a compression fracture.

In brief: Yes if the bones are

Less dense then even normal loads across the spine may become too much for these bones to handle leading to a compression fracture.
Dr. Thomas Dowling
Dr. Thomas Dowling
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