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  • The Cause of Fractures

    Bones are strong and somewhat flexible. A fracture is a break or crack that occurs when the bone bends beyond its flexibility and cannot withstand some outside force. When there…

  • Frightening Facts 206 the number of bones in your body (We’re born with more than 300 bones but as we grow some of the bones grow together leaving us with…

  • Fracture Risk Factors

    As risk factors, age and gender are the biggest drivers of fractures. Women are far more likely to have a fracture than men, in fact one in two women over…

  • Exercise Right to Prevent Fractures

    Finding out you have low bone density is frightening. Suddenly you worry that even the smallest activity may cause a fracture. Exercise is still very important to maintaining healthy bones,…

  • How Often Should I Get Tested?

    How frequently you should have a bone density test depends on a number of factors such as your age, your bone density results and whether you are taking an osteoporosis…

  • Lesson #6: This fracture business is not only painful, but really inconvenient.   I was very excited for my first visit to the podiatrist two days after my fracture. I…