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  • 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…

  • Parathyroid Hormone (PTH) is an anabolic treatment for osteoporosis that stimulates new bone growth and reduces fracture risk. PTH is generally reserved for individuals with severe osteoporosis. Studies have demonstrated…

  • Deciding on a treatment can be complicated. If your risk of breaking a bone is high, you will benefit from a treatment. Healthcare providers weigh a number of factors to…

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