TITLE

Thoracic spine compression fractures following a snowboarding accident: a case study

AUTHOR(S)
Lishchyna, Natalia; Karim, Rahim
PUB. DATE
June 2003
SOURCE
Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Association;Jun2003, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p110
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This case deals with thoracic compression fractures in a young adult following a snowboarding accident. These fractures are generally considered stable and are treated conservatively. Assessment, diagnosis, radiographic appearances, passive and active treatment protocols and prognosis are reviewed. Whenever significant trauma is involved, the chiropractor must suspect a fracture as a differential diagnosis.
ACCESSION #
10374969

 

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