Category Archives: Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis – Overview and diagnosis

Osteoporosis - Overview and diagnosis

Following on from my last post on fall prevention I wanted to share some of the information coming available on osteoporosis and its lesser cousin osteopenia. Both conditions add to the danger of serious injury resulting from a fall. So what is osteoporosis? Definition Osteoporosis is a disease that affects your bones, weakening them, making them more likely to break. The interior of bone is a wonderful honeycomb design, the direction of the interconnecting archways being a response to the loading that the bone is subject to on a daily … Read the rest of this post »

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