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Most children never have major bone issues. But recurring fractures or other risk factors may signal a problem. Learn more about the building blocks for healthy bones.
Playing sports such as soccer or basketball, or even just jumping off a moving swing at the playground, can cause an ankle sprain or fracture, while constant use of certain muscles can cause painful strains.
Have you ever bent over to grab something only to be paralyzed by sharp back pain? If you haven’t had a fall or experienced any other trauma and you’re beyond age 60, another possible reason is a compression fracture. It’s more common in postmenopausal women, but it can happen in men too.