One of the most visible signs of osteoporosis is a curved back and loss of height as a result of spinal fractures. You may also hear these being called vertebral fractures, or compression fractures.
Spinal fractures are a common consequence of osteoporosis.
The links below explain more about spinal fractures, including their symptoms, possible long-term effects, and the steps you can take to reduce their impact on your everyday life.
- Symptoms of spinal fractures
- Recovering from a fracture
- Exercises for your back
- Living with spinal fractures videos
- Living with osteoporosis