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Spinal fractures

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.

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