Severe back pain with a history of osteoporosis or an accident?
While having osteoporosis or a history of an accident along with back pain doesn’t always mean you have a vertebral compression fracture, they are risk factors for developing one.
Do you have sharp or burning pain shooting down the leg or arm? You may have the symptoms of a pinched nerve in the back or neck. When this occurs in the low back you may develop what is often referred to as sciatica