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Compression Fracture: Symptoms, Treatment

BY Jennifer Brice

Overview Compression fracture happens when the bones of your back, or vertebrae, collapse. In your back, the spinal bon ...

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Burst Fracture: Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment

BY Jennifer Brice

Overview Burst fracture refers to an injury to the spine. When a vertebra of the spine is crushed in all directions, the ...

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Hangman’s Fracture: Symptoms, Treatment, Prognosis

BY Jennifer Brice

Overview A hangman’s fracture is a break in a specific part of one bone in the neck, which is known as C2. In the hum ...

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What Causes Your Low Back Pain: “Swiss Cheese” Bones May Be Blamed

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Pathologic Fracture: Symptoms, Treatment, Prevention

BY Jennifer Brice

Overview A pathologic fracture is a broken bone caused by a disease, instead of an injury. Some diseases tend to weaken ...

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