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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…

  • 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…

  • Osteogenic Loading

    Click here to download the full PDF Weight bearing activity is critical for bone health. The stress on the bones that results from weight bearing activities like running, jumping, and at…

  • Osteoporosis affects more people than breast, uterine and prostate cancer combined-that is one in two women and one in four men. Latinos are not excluded from those statistics. In a…

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