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  • How to Know if Your Bones Are at Risk

    Osteoporosis is known as the “silent thief” because you might not know you have the disease until you break a bone. Osteoporosis makes your bones brittle and weak, so something…

  • Atypical femur fractures have been reported in patients with osteoporosis. This fracture happens in middle of the thigh (between the hip and the knee) without any major injury. Most often…

  • 4 Tips to Prevent Falls

    The reason we want to prevent falls is to prevent broken bones. As we age, the bones of the skeleton lose their mineral density and the structure becomes thin and…

  • 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…

  • Endocrine News – BONE AND MINERAL Click here for full PDF.  Hidden Fissures: Hip Fracture Rates End Years-Long Decline ERIC SEABORG, MAY 2017 Hip fracture rates had been declining for years…

  • Bone density is only one part of the story We have long known that there are factors other than bone density that affect a person’s risk of having a fracture.…

  • Statistics about Falls

    The first step in getting your arms around the issue of falls is to get a picture of the problem. As you can see from the following statistics, age plays…

  • Men are more likely than women to die from a fall, with a fatality rate that is 49% higher than women. Women, however, are more likely than men to have…

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