The decrease and impairment of bone mass which define osteoporosis are painless and silent. Osteoporosis can develop insidiously over many years before any symptoms arise.
Pain only occurs when the bone fractures.
It is possible for vertebral osteoporosis to become complicated by a fracture (vertebral compression). Among the most common symptoms, there is a loss of height and spinal deformity (kyphosis).
Changes in bone mass
according to age