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The treatment for vertebral compression fractures aims at reducing the pain, stabilizing, and repairing the fracture. The non-surgical measures include medications, back braces, bed rest, and certain exercises. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs may be prescribed to relieve bone, muscle and nerve pain.What is the main cause of vertebral fracture?
Vertebral compression fractures can be caused by osteoporosis, trauma, and diseases affecting bone (pathologic fracture). Osteoporosis Osteoporosis is a disease of bone in which bone density is reduced, which may increase the chance that a person could sustain a vertebral compression fracture with little or no trauma.