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Vertebral Compression Fracture

Learn the pathology behind vertebral compression fractures and how we can help

A vertebral compression fracture occurs when the bones of the spine become compressed due to trauma. The vertebrae are most commonly broken in the lower back, but they may break in any portion of the spine. Traumatic fractures can occur with a fall from height in which the person lands on his or her feet or buttocks or a motor vehicle accident. These usually result in pain, numbness, tingling, and weakness.

Orthosis Function:

To hyperextend the spine relieving the pain to the anterior vertebral body reducing the pressure the fracture site and therefore reducing the pain and symptoms caused by the nerve compression.

Suffering From Back Pain?

If you're suffering from pain in your back, we offer service options that relieve common pain associated with:

Treatment Guide

Experiencing other joint pain? use our treatment guide to explore other bracing options that we offer.
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