I’m a 36 year old female who recently found out I fractured my L2 and L3 vertebrae. All I did was sit down to pee and I heard this crunching sound. A few days later my lower back started hurting so I quickly made a drs appoint. They sent me for an X-ray and it came back that I fractured both vertebrae straight through the side plates. Dr called it a Non displaced fracture. She sent me for a bone density scan thinking that maybe I was starting to have weakening bones due to the start of Osteoporosis, but tests came back fine. NO osteoporosis. Dr is baffled. She is sending me to an orthopedic specialist. How ever it’s a while till I can be seen. The pain has gotten so bad, the area where it’s broke feels bruised to the touch and aches. On both sides of my back I have this horrible pinching pain, and my whole tailbone burns so bad and also has pinching type pain. I think something else is wrong, but I don’t know what. I’ve never had back pain ever before. Please if anyone could help me figure out what’s going I’d greatly appreciate it. Does anyone know what the ortho dr will do?