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Osteporosis pain and surgical treatment

I am a 63 year-old male who has osteoporosis and history of severe L5 compression fracture occurring a few months ago. Did not have either kyphoplasty or vertebroplasty based on spine surgeon consultation who said pain level was not significant enough (noting dx not established till 8 weeks post onset of pain as initial X-rays did not show fracture). Interested in other people's experiences with similar spine condition, treatment approaches etc. Gene G
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