Overview

A compression fracture of the back occurs when the bones of your spine (vertebrae) collapse. Compression fractures can cause your vertebrae to collapse, leading to poor posture, pain, loss of height, and a variety of other symptoms. Osteoporosis[read article]

Tests for Compression Fracture of the Back

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Back pain is a common condition that many people don't take very seriously. But in some cases, back pain is just a surface symptom of a much deeper problem:...  More
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MRI of Spine
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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A computed tomography (CT) scan, commonly referred to as a CAT scan, is a type of X-ray that produces cross-sectional images of a specific part of the body. In the ...  More
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Medical Procedures for Compression Fracture of the Back

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Application of Back Brace
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Treatment of Underlying Disorders
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Pain Management
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Surgical Procedures for Compression Fracture of the Back

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Vertebroplasty
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Removal of Bone Fragments
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Spinal fusion is a surgical procedure in which two or more vertebrae are permanently joined into one solid bone with no space between them. The vertebrae are the sm...  More
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Prescribed Medications for Compression Fracture of the Back

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FENTANYL (FEN ta nil) is a pain reliever. It is used to treat breakthrough cancer pain that your long acting pain medicine does not control. Do not use this medicin...  More
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HYDROMORPHONE (hye droe MOR fone) is a pain reliever. It is used to treat moderate to severe pain.  More
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MORPHINE (MOR feen) is a pain reliever. It is used to treat moderate to severe pain.  More
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OXYCODONE (ox i KOE done) is a pain reliever. It is used to treat constant pain that lasts for more than a few days. It is used by people who have been taking an op...  More
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TRAMADOL (TRA ma dole) is a pain reliever. It is used to treat moderate to severe pain in adults.  More
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ACETAMINOPHEN; CODEINE (a set a MEE noe fen; KOE deen) is a pain reliever. It is used to treat mild to moderate pain.  More
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ACETAMINOPHEN; OXYCODONE (a set a MEE noe fen; ox i KOE done) is a pain reliever. It is used to treat mild to moderate pain.  More
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ACETAMINOPHEN; TRAMADOL (a set a MEE noe fen; TRA ma dole) is a pain reliever. It is used to treat short term moderate pain.  More
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HYDROMORPHONE (hye droe MOR fone) is a pain reliever. It is used to treat moderate to severe pain.  More
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Over the Counter Medications for Compression Fracture of the Back

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ACETAMINOPHEN (a set a MEE noe fen) is a pain reliever. It is used to treat mild pain and fever.  More
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