Spinal fracture (Vertebral Compression Fracture)

By Jaimig Aljorna

Vertebral Compression fractures represent the most frequent complication of osteoporosis during the third age. They can occur in any location, but the most relevant are the vertebral, proximal femur and distal radius.   How do vertebral fractures occur? The vertebral fracture can occur spontaneously, or as a consequence of mild trauma, causing acute pain that…