Osteoporosis-Related Fractures Can Cause Back and Hip Pain

Date Published: June/July 2012
Author: S. Michael Tooke, MD, FRCSC

Did you know that spinal compression fractures are more common than hip fractures in osteoporosis patients?

If you or someone you know has osteoporosis, you’re probably aware that people with osteoporosis are prone to suffering hip fractures. But did you know they also have an increased risk for spinal and pelvic fractures?

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