Osteoporosis Symptoms Directory
Osteoporosis is a disease that can cause back pain, loss of height, a curved spine (and a stoop in posture), and fractures, particularly of the hip, spine, and wrist. Early osteoporosis may not have any symptoms, but bone density scans can tell if you are at risk for developing osteoporosis. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about symptoms of osteoporosis, how to avoid getting osteoporosis, and much more.
How to Prevent Spinal Compression Fractures
To help prevent spinal compression fractures, build stronger bones. Learn more about osteoporosis, nutrients like calcium and Vitamin D, and exercise.
Symptoms of Spinal Compression Fractures
The signs and symptoms of spinal compression fractures can come on gradually and vary from person to person. Learn what to look for -- especially if you're a woman with osteoporosis.
Causes of Spinal Compression Fractures
Spinal compression fractures -- often caused by osteoporosis -- are a bigger problem than many people realize. Learn more.
Symptoms of Osteoporosis
Understand the symptoms of osteoporosis from the experts at WebMD.
Slideshows & Images
A Visual Guide to Osteoporosis
Osteoporosis is a serious condition that can lead to painful bone fractures. Learn who gets osteoporosis, how to tell if you have it, how to prevent it, and effective treatment options.
Conditions That Affect Your Bones
Your bones: You might not think of them much until something starts to go wrong. Find out more about the conditions that can cause problems for the health of your bones.