Category Archives: Bone Diseases

Injured in the Office: Common Workplace Injuries and Prevention Methods

back injuries

Who knew that sitting behind a desk all day could do real harm to your health? The truth is that even office workers are at risk of work related injuries. They’re essentially at risk for everything from back pain and

Natural Strategies for Coping with Osteoarthritis

arthritis symptoms

Osteoarthritis, which is usually just referred to as arthritis, is caused by the breakdown of cartilage—the rubbery tissue—that surrounds the joints. As a result, the bones rub together, causing pain, stiffness and swelling. Because it is caused by the normal

Pharmacological Treatments for Osteoporosis

Pharmacological treatments: Patients meeting criteria for osteoporosis (T-score below 2.5) or other high risk patients with a history of osteoporotic fracture gain significant benefit from treatment. Therapy should be initiated in these patients. Consideration of drug therapy in postmenopausal women

Pharmacological Treatments for Osteoporosis

Pharmacological treatments for Osteoporosis: Patients meeting criteria for osteoporosis or other high risk patients with a history of osteoporosis related fractures should gain significant benefit from treatment. Therapy should be initiated  as soon as it is recognized with your doctors.  Golden Standard:

Prevalence of Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis epidemiology – Defined as how often the disease occurs among a population Osteoporosis epidemiology should be considered when looking at our generations future. Osteoporosis is a common and silent disorder that is associated with an increased rate of bone fractures.