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Can i break my back from a seizure?

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Dr. Jeffrey Cohen
Neurology
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In brief: Sometimes

Sometimes, during a particularly violent seizure, such as a convulsion, a person can fracture part of the bony part of the spine, the vertebrae.
This might be more common if you have weak bones (osteopenia) to begin with. If you have unusally severe, or long lasting back pain after a seizure, you should go to the doctor.

In brief: Sometimes

Sometimes, during a particularly violent seizure, such as a convulsion, a person can fracture part of the bony part of the spine, the vertebrae.
This might be more common if you have weak bones (osteopenia) to begin with. If you have unusally severe, or long lasting back pain after a seizure, you should go to the doctor.
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