Our bodies are constantly removing bone and rebuilding it. When this cycle is out of sync, with the body, the result can be more bone loss than bone building and repair, which results in osteopenia or osteoporosis depending on the amount of bone loss that has occurred and is measured by a DXA... Read more
Hello everyone, i am dealing with scoliosis of the spine. Excuse me for my spelling, i am usually really good. I have a very high pain tolerance and normally it just everyday achiness. I wheel my manual wheelchair. I have a strong uppper body. I have a waterbed that my... Read more
May is Osteoporosis Awareness Month and now is a chance to learn as much as you can about all types of bone loss and the age group each affects. Awareness months are dedicated to spreading knowledge about a particular medical disorder through education and advocacy. Here’s a list of different types of bone loss to add to your... Read more
If you’ve been diagnosed with bone loss, here are some very helpful links, to steer you in the right direction.
Remember bone loss doesn’t occur overnight and it can’t be treated that way either. This process takes time and will lead you into making any decisions related to your treatment.
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According to Girgis et al., Whilst bisphosphonates are an established modality in the treatment of osteoporosis, there have been increasing concerns regarding the risk of an unusual form of femur fracture amongst patients receiving bisphosphonates for prolonged periods. These fractures referred to as ‘atypical’, have been... Read more