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Health in Focus: Compression Fractures

The Four: Health In Focus: Jagannathan Neurosurgery Institute May 13th, 2020

Compression fractures are caused by the loss of bone mass from aging, osteoporosis, or cancer. They are painful and affect more than just your spine.

We spoke with Dr. Jay Jagannathan of  to talk about the symptoms and treatments as well as talk to one of his patients about his experience.

Symptoms include:

  • Back pain
  • Numbness, tingling, and weakness
  • Urinary symptoms

Treatments are:

  • Bedrest
  • Analgesics
  • Bracing
  • Vertebroplasty/ Kyphoplasty

To learn more about the services at Jagannathan Neurosurgery,