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Health Tip: Signs of a Spinal Fracture

Health Tip: Signs of a Spinal Fracture

11/04/11

(HealthDay News) -- A spinal fracture occurs when a small bone in the spine cracks, often a result of soft, brittle bones caused by osteoporosis.

The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons lists these common warning signs of a spinal fracture:

  • Back pain that occurs near the spot of the fracture.
  • Pain that worsens when you stand or sit for an extended period.
  • Pain that eases when you rest or lie down.
  • Rarely, pain that appears to radiate to another spot, such as the legs or abdomen.
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Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.

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