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  • Spine Fracture Awareness

    Bone health rarely becomes a topic of conversation, even when someone breaks a bone. Typically, fracture patients blame their clumsiness or carelessness, but rarely question whether their bones should have…

  • Good bone health habits are entirely up to you. Follow the golden bone health rules. Bone Health Rule # 1: Adequate calcium and vitamin D. Since our bones are 70%…

  • Athletic Energy Deficit and Bone Loss

    The years following puberty are a time of rapid bone formation for children. They build 60% to 80% of their skeletal mass by age 18. Puberty is also a time when increasing numbers…

  • Since changes to bone happen relatively slowly, depending on your initial test results, you may not need another DXA for at least two years. On the other hand, if your…