Q. How can a fracture be missed?
You can have silent fractures in your spine that do not cause a large amount of pain. If you are concerned about the possibility of a hidden spinal fracture, it is important to ask for a vertebral deformity assessment. You can learn more about this test as well as many other tests by reading Who Needs a Medical Osteoporosis Workup? Do not be afraid to consult with your primary doctor or even schedule a consultation with Dr. Brown. We are here to help you.
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