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When a vertebral body collapses, it can increase the risk of a fracture. Fractures affect thousands of Americans annually. Thinning bones in osteoporosis can turn a minor fall, simple bending or a lifting movement into a traumatic situation.

Most people do not realize that sudden and intense back pain may be the sign of a compression fracture. Left untreated, a vertebral fracture can lead to additional fractures, spinal deformity and the loss of ability to function. Symptoms of fractures may include:

  • Loss of height
  • Humpback (kyphosis)
  • Loss of balance (which can increase risk of falling)
  • Neurologic symptoms such as numbness, tingling or weakness (which increases the risks of falling and breaking bones)

Treatments for vertebral fractures can include surgery, minimally invasive procedures and nonsurgical procedures. If you need treatment for a vertebral fracture, we can help. Dr. Zahrawi is respected for being a caring, skilled physician who has treated thousands of patients with great outcomes.

Find treatment for vertebral fractures in Celebration, FL. Call us at 407.566.4411 or use our convenient Request an Appointment form.

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