The tibia is fractured more frequently than any other long bone. Fractures of the tibia and fibula can occur anywhere along the...
Normally we don’t experience pain from osteoporosis until we sustain a fracture. Due to this lack of pain, some fractures may go... Read more »
The Medical College of Wisconsin is conducting a clinical trial on a new treatment for vertebral compression fractures (VCFs). In this... Read more »
There is new research in the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research that the process of single-energy vertebral fracture assessment (VFA),... Read more »
Fractures of the lower leg bone (the tibia) can lead to arthritis of the knee later in life. This is especially true when the break occurs at the... Read more »
Source: ADAM Encyclopedia
Compression fractures of the back are broken vertebrae, which are the bones of the spine.Alternative NamesVertebral compression fracturesCauses,... Read more »