Pain resulting from osteoporotic fractures should be treated with a multimodal approach that includes pharmacological and nonpharmacological strategies.
Percutaneous vertebroplasty for acute osteoporotic vertebral compression fractures may not provide analgesic benefits superior to a sham procedure.
Epidural Steroid Injections Associated With Decreased Bone Mineral Density, Increased Risk for Vertebral FractureJanuary 25, 2018
Epidural steroid injections may be associated with reduced bone mineral density and an increased risk for vertebral fracture.
Clinicians who treat osteoporotic fractures should prescribe anti-osteoporotic drugs to prevent secondary vertebral and non-vertebral fractures.
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