Treating Compression Fractures

To prevent and treat compression fractures, treat osteoporosis.

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For people with the bone-thinning disease osteoporosis, weak bones can break easily. Just about any bone can break, but osteoporotic fractures, also called fragility fractures, often happen in the hip, wrist and spine. In the spine, the bones (vertebrae) can develop small breaks or cracks even without a traumatic injury. These compression fractures are very […]
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