Research no longer backs two common procedures as first-line treatments for painful vertebral compression fractures due to osteoporosis. What’s better…
Exercise protects bones—but doing only low-impact exercises might increase your risk for osteoporosis. For total body health, you need these exercises.
Bone spurs—called exostoses or enthesophytes—on the back of skulls are showing up on X-rays of young people. Should we worry? Here’s the real takeaway.
Poor balance leads to falls—and bone fractures. New research has identified a new risk factor. Read on…
Sock and shoe-insole sensors that are supposed to prevent stress fractures and shin splints measure the wrong data. What you really need to know.
Walking helps fracture-proof postmenopausal bones—but it’s even better at doing that if you do one thing before you walk, and one when you walk.
Scared of high-impact exercise? Then make walking part of your strategy to rebuild bone and lower your risk for fracture.
Close-contact casting heals broken ankles as well as surgery while avoiding the complications of surgery. It’s especially helpful for seniors.
Knowing your bone density is an important point for protecting bone health. Here are the tests and other action steps to consider.
Anxiety may be linked to low bone density and fractures, according to new research. If you have anxiety, here’s how to protect your bones.
Physical healing is only the first part of your journey. Here’s how to overcome your fear, enhance bone health, and get back to living.
Women—and men—may be missing out on osteoporosis screening, risking not just their bones but their overall health. Should you be tested? Find out…
There's more to preventing fractures than keeping your bones strong. The key is preventing falls. Here’s how…
Stronger bones=a longer life! Find out the simple foods and exercises that can prevent and treat osteoporosis.
If you’ve been diagnosed with osteopenia, but not osteoporosis, know that treatment suggested by some doctors isn’t always in keeping with the research.
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