This is a type of rotation fracture, usually caused by forcefully twisting the spine or bending sideways, and may happen during sports such as horse riding, playing football or skiing.
How is a rotation fracture treated?
Treatment may include a targeted rehabilitation programme of exercises to gradually increase your range of movement.
Important: This information is only a guideline to help you understand your treatment and what to expect. Everyone is different and your rehabilitation may be quicker or slower than other people’s. Please contact us for advice if you’re worried about any aspect of your health or recovery.