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date: 12 April 2021

Established osteoporosis (i.e. with fractures) is a common cause of acute and chronic pain in older people.

These pains are multifactorial in origin and require careful assessment.

Other painful underlying pathologies must be excluded.

A wide variety of interventions exist to reduce pain in osteoporosis.

These must be tailored to the needs of each older person.

A multidisciplinary team is required.

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