Osteoporosis: Treating Vertebral Compression Fractures

Published Online: Wednesday, June 20, 2012
In this podcast, Marcy Bolster, MD, and Faye Hant, DO, MSCR, of the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC), discuss vertebral compression fractures seen in individuals with osteoporosis. They discuss bone health, treating pain from the fractures, and other common treatments. They also cover preventive medicine, which involves early detection, lifestyle changes, and treatment with available prescriptions. They discuss the diagnostic process at MUSC’s Vertebral Fracture Clinic, as well as surgical options for treatment.
 
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