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Anyone's Mum have severe osteoporosis? Support thread?
Hi, My Mum is nearly 77 years old and has been diagnosed with osteoporosis since her early 60's - though I'm sure osteopenia started well before then.
She has severe scoliosis of the spine and has had more wedge fractures than I care to imagine. But recently she has been in pain since "sitting down in the garden" - in August; and is still in pain now. She's seen her consultant who pretty much said there's nothing they can do now - she's already had all sorts of medications and treatments. It's hard for me to see her in so much pain and also that she may never improve enough to go back to her old quality of life.
Yes, Matilda, she's just been referred to a pain management clinic - took a lot of pressure on the GP and just hoping the wait isn't too long. Redglitter - sorry didn't mean to generalise, you're right it affects men too.