What Are the Treatment Options for Crushed Vertebrae?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 11, 2020 6:57:27 PM ET
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Treatment for a vertebral burst fracture due to trauma ranges from a back brace or body cast for stable fractures to open surgery for unstable fractures, according to SpineUniverse. Options for a vertebral compression fracture range from over-the-counter pain medications and activity modifications to open surgery, as described by WebMD.