Personal Experience in Managing Acute Compression Fractures, their Aftermath, and the Bone Pain Syndrome, in Osteoporosis

  • H. M. Frost
  • Published 1998 in Osteoporosis International


Recovery from acute symptomatic vertebral compression fractures in osteoporosis patients can be said to occur in three broad stages. For over three decades the author managed them in the following way. In the 3-week-long acute stage after the fracture, the patient usually stayed in bed for 4–8 days until able to turn easily from side to side. Then a back… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s001980050042