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Osteoporosis, Falls, and Broken Bones


(NCOA) For those who may not be familiar with it, Osteoporosis is a disease that causes bones to become thin, weak and more likely to break. Although you can break a bone in any part of your body, the most common broken bones associated with osteoporosis are your spine, wrists, and hips. The good news is it is never too late to identify and treat osteoporosis or prevent falls to avoid broken bones. There are many preventative measures you can take, such as speaking to your healthcare provider about how to reduce your risks for osteoporosis and falls, getting a bone density test and about possible medications to treat this condition. Click the link below to learn more about Osteoporosis and what you can do to fight it.

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