Vertebral compression fractures?

Answer This question would be best addressed with your doctor.I would think if you "do nothing" the degeneration of the vertebrae would be less.

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Vertebral compression fracture/loss of height/wedge fractures?

Well for starters: Spondylosis, Kyphosis, and Scolerosis won't effect your ability to do things. I have a hard time believing you have all of those conditions as several of them are contraindictory... Read More »

Compression fractures...and loss of height in vertebrae?

It might be so compressed together that it's hard to decipher one from another, and a closer look needs to be taken. Now as for your second question, picture an accordion. When you push it together... Read More »

Columns of the Vertebral Arch?

In anatomy, the vertebral (or neural) arch is a circle of bone that runs along the posterior side of the vertrebral column. The vertebral arch is not composed of columns though it is a part of the ... Read More »

How many bones make up the vertebral column?

The human vertebral column includes 33 bones, all called vertebrae. There are seven cervical vertebrae at the neck, 12 thoracic vertebrae at the chest, six lumbar vertebrae at the lower back, five ... Read More »