8Nov, 2015

Compression Fractures of the Spine- A New Approach

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New Standard of Care for Spine Vertebral Compression Fractures by Greg Carlson, M.D. Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon Fellowship Trained in Spine Surgery Vertebral Compression Fractures (VCF’s) are common problems impacting people with weak bone structure (osteoporosis). Patients often present with severe incapacitating back and leg pain completely unaware of the fragile bone condition that has developed over time. The symptoms often render the patients unable to mobilize or take care of themselves. Bed rest and immobility are often unresponsive to pain medication, bracing and supportive care.  In addition to the […]