If spinal compression fractures are causing nerve roots to be compressed, your doctor may talk with you about having surgery to stabilize the crushed spinal bones
If you get a hip fracture because of osteoporosis,
you may need surgery to repair your hip. For more information, see the topic
Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Carla J. Herman, MD, MPH - Geriatric Medicine
November 6, 2012
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