Management of osteoporotic vertebral fractures
Rhodes General Hospital, Rhodes, Greece
Abstract: Osteoporotic vertebral fractures are associated with considerable reduction of quality of life, morbidity, and mortality. The management of patients with vertebral fractures should include treatment for osteoporosis and measures to reduce pain and improve mobility. This article provides information for management and rehabilitation of vertebral fractures based on clinical experience and literature.
Keywords: vertebral fracture, quality of life, rehabilitation, osteoporosis
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