Re: Does a Broken Back always hurt?
It is possible, but even more likely that she caused a vertebrae and/or disc to move a bit. Give it a few days and see if the pain gets any better. If not you should at least seek out an x-ray within the next week.
Rt thumb fusion '13. R&L thumb arthroplasty '12 ; RT TKR & Bilat CTS' 11. Fusions: L5-S1('87), L4-S1('93), C5-C7('06), L3-S1('10), C4-C5('13). C5-C7 foraminotomy '08