How to deal with Osteoporotic compression fracture?
Osteoporotic compression fracture is caused by a loss of bone mass (osteoporosis) that occurs as part of ageing.
More than 1 million cases are witnessed per year in India. 
- Medical diagnosis is required
- Treatment might help but not curable
- Lab tests or imaging required
- Can occur in both men and women
Age groups affected by osteoporotic compression fracture are usually older people i.e. 41 - 60 years and 60+ years .
Symptoms include back pain, lost height and a hunched-forward posture.
People may experience:
Pain: In the lower and upper back
Mobility: Difficulty to move
Height : Decrease in height or a hunched over back
Self-care: Meditating might help ease the pain and physiotherapy may also offer some relief.
Medications: Narcotics (painkillers) are often prescribed along with analgesics and hormonal medications. Surgery is required in some cases.
Specialists: For further details, consult an orthopaedic surgeon or a physiotherapist. At Mfine, we have many specialist orthopaedician whom