Osteoporosis

Introduction


Osteoporosis is a disease characterized by low bone mass and deterioration of bone tissue. This leads to increased bone fragility and risk of fracture (broken bones), particularly of the hip, spine, wrist and shoulder.

Resources


Bone density scan

Category : Patient / Osteoporosis / Introduction

Bone Density Tests: When you need them and when you don’t

Category : Patient / Osteoporosis / Introduction

Osteoporosis- Managing side effects

Category : Patient / Osteoporosis / Introduction

What is Osteoporosis?

Category : Patient / Osteoporosis / Introduction

Why not take that bone-density test?

Category : Patient / Osteoporosis / Introduction

Documents


Physical activity for your muscle, bone,and joint health

Category : Patient / Practitioner / Introduction / What can I do / Introduction / What can I do
This resource talks about how physical activity may affect you when you have health concerns related to your muscles, bones, and joints. It should be used along with additional information given to yo

Videos


Men and Osteoporosis

Category: Patient / Videos & Tools supporting change / Introduction

Take Care of your bone

Category: Patient / Videos & Tools supporting change / Introduction