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How Do I Know If My Back Pain Is Caused By Spine Fracture?



7 in 10 adults have experience back pain at some point in their lives, and of these 7, half of them go on to develop chronic long-term back pain.

Back pain can be caused by

  • muscle strain
  • spinal disc problems
  • nerve problems
  • or simply due to the ageing process (wear and tear, degeneration)

It can also be due to spinal fracture as a result of osteoporosis.

And yet, unfortunately...most of the spinal fracture cases often go undiagnosed.

Spinal fracture that result from osteoporosis is normally marked by sudden onset of back pain following a fairly routine activity such as

  • bending to pick up something from the floor
  • or even opening a window

For those with very advanced osteoporosis, fracture can occur even with very minor activity, such as

  • coughing
  • sneezing
  • sitting down on a chair or bed
  • turning in bed

Although osteoporosis is a common cause of spinal fractures, there may be other possible causes as well such as:

  • direct trauma from a fall or a blow
  • a car accident
  • sports injuries
  • any event that stresses the bones in the spine beyond its breaking point
  • certain cancers can also weaken the bones in our spine, resulting in fractures.

A spinal fracture should be suspected if the patient:

  • Is over the age of 50 with sudden/recent/acute onset of back pain
  • Have risk factors for osteoporosis, especially women above 45 years of age with sudden onset of back pain.

However, not all patients with spinal fracture experience back pain or other symptoms.

That's why there is still a need to be concerned about potential fractures if the patient had experience one or more of the following:

  • height loss
  • limited ability to twist and bend the back
  • deformity developing in the spine

We do provide osteoporosis physiotherapy, and we can refer you to a doctor too.



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At the first session, our specialist physiotherapists will carry out a thorough assessment, helping them to select the most appropriate treatment to help you recover as well as provide treatment in the same session.

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