Bone Health

Learn the latest news and trends on bone health, including fractures, osteoporosis, exercises to strengthen bones (like yoga), nutrition tips, and more.

What Should You Know About Yoga?

Yoga classes for those over 50 are popping up around the U.S. Here’s what you need to know about doing yoga.

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The Link Between Osteoporosis/Osteopenia and Psoriatic Arthritis and How to Protect Your Bones

Read the science behind the connection between psoriatic arthritis and osteoporosis and osteopenia, as well as tips for preventing bone damage.

By Casey Nilsson

12 Osteoporosis Terms You Should Know

Recently diagnosed with osteoporosis? Here’s a guide to some common terms you should understand.

By Lara DeSanto

Osteoporosis and Fragility Fractures: What You Should Know

Get the facts about reducing your risk of osteoporosis, straight from the clinical director of the National Osteoporosis Foundation.

By Stephanie Stephens

Osteoporosis: What You Can Do Now to Reduce Your Risk

While most women don't see the effects of osteoporosis until later in life, there are things you can do when you’re young to reduce the risk.

By Allison Bush

Osteoporosis-Friendly Exercises to Try

Exercise can help you maintain and build bone strength when you’re living with osteoporosis. Here’s how to build a safe routine that works for you.

By Lara DeSanto

10 Ways to Lower Bone Fracture Risk

Many fractures in older people are related to osteoporosis. Here are some simple things you can do to reduce your risk.

By PJ Hamel

Could Weakened Bones Signal Dementia Risk?

Several studies have suggested that osteoporosis — thinning bones — is associated with an increased risk for cognitive changes, dementia, and memory loss.

By Diane Domina

Take a Minute Every Day to Boost Your Bone Health

A single daily 1-minute burst of high-intensity, weight-bearing physical activity like jogging is associated with better bone health in women, according to researchers at the University of Exeter and the University of Leicester, both in the United Ki...

Treating Shoulder Pain with Needle Aspiration

Three-quarters of patients in a recent study found relief from calcific tendonitis of the rotater cuff with needle aspiration treatment.

By Jane Langille

Vitamin D Won't Ease Pain of Knee Osteoarthritis

Taking vitamin D supplements doesn’t decrease loss of cartilage or pain due to knee osteoarthritis.

By Jane Langille