Seeking treatment for vertebral fractures is crucial as it can help alleviate pain, prevent further damage to the spine, and address potential complications such as nerve compression or spinal deformity, ultimately improving the patient's quality of life.
Vertebral fracture symptoms ?
Symptoms of vertebral fractures can vary depending on the location and severity of the injury but often include sudden and severe back pain that worsens with movement, limited spinal mobility, height loss due to spinal compression, and, in some cases, a noticeable change in posture. Other symptoms include:
- Acute pain in the back
- Pain during routine activities like standing or walking
- Inability to lie on one’s back
- Warping in the spine
- Inability to move the spine
- Difficulty twisting
- Difficulty getting in and out of bed