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  • 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…

  • Millions of Americans take bisphosphonates by mouth to prevent bone loss from osteoporosis or steroid medications, most often once a week or once a month. One study found that Reclast,…

  • Bisphosphonates are used in the prevention and treatment of postmenopausal osteoporosis and some are approved for the treatment of osteoporosis in men. They can help prevent fractures of the spine,…

  • Who Should Get a Bone Density Test?

    Because there is x-ray involved, you will need a prescription from your physician and you may also need advance approval from your insurance company before making your appointment. If you’re…