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What are the most common symptoms of back trauma?

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Dr. Richard Bensinger
Ophthalmology
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In brief: Pain,malfunction

Back trauma can cause focal pain and tenderness when mild, cause more severe pain and dysfunction if tendons and muscle are ripped or contused, and lead to nerve damage at more distant sites if the bone is fractured or a disc displaced or ruptured.
See your orthopedic surgeon or physiatrist to sort this out.

In brief: Pain,malfunction

Back trauma can cause focal pain and tenderness when mild, cause more severe pain and dysfunction if tendons and muscle are ripped or contused, and lead to nerve damage at more distant sites if the bone is fractured or a disc displaced or ruptured.
See your orthopedic surgeon or physiatrist to sort this out.
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