10 Ways to Lower Bone Fracture Risk

Many fractures in older people – especially in the hip, spine, and wrist – are related to osteoporosis. And fractures aren’t just painful, they can cause you to lose your valuable independence. Here’s how to help prevent and avoid broken bones as you ...

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How to Keep Your Bathroom Safe

Fragility fractures occur from very minimal trauma or a fall from a standing height that results in a broken bone. Since fractures can occur easily, it’s important to take as many precautions as you can to avoid tripping on the things around our bath...

By Pam Flores

What are Spinal Compression Fractures?

They’re surprisingly common as people get older. Here’s what you should know about them.

By Pam Flores

Tackling Spine Fracture Pain

Osteoporotic spine fractures can hurt like the dickens. Sometimes the pain is so excruciating that just rolling over in bed can send tears streaming down the cheek. I recently took care of a woman suffering with this type of pain after fracturing her ...

By Christina Lasich, MD

Two Options For Vertebral Fractures

The most common location for an osteoporosis-related fracture to occur is the vertebrae. These painful back injuries can occur while engaging in everyday actions, such as bending over or lifting groceries. With very advanced osteoporosis, a sneeze or ...

By Lila de Tantillo