Tag: bone fractures

Osteoporosis: Getting Screened Can Help You Prevent...

With an estimated three million baby boomers reaching retirement age every year, an increase in the occurrence of osteoporosis can...

April 8, 2019

Can Vitamin D Supplements Help With Bone...

Vitamin D helps balance the amount calcium and phosphate in our bodies, which is crucial for healthy bones, teeth and...

October 9, 2018

Bone Density Test Can Detect Osteoporosis (Video)

A bone density test measures a person’s bone mass and is used to detect osteoporosis, a condition that affects more...

July 19, 2018

Roundup: Hip Fractures in Older Women on...

Hip fractures are common among the elderly, and the number of older women who are experiencing this serious injury is...

January 19, 2018

Roundup: Calcium, Vitamin D Supplements May Not...

Taking calcium and vitamin D supplements may not lower the risk of bone fractures for elder adults living independently, as...

December 29, 2017

Bone Health Update: Treating, Preventing Osteoporosis (Video)

Osteoporosis is increasingly being diagnosed in Americans over 50, fueled in large part by the millions of baby boomers reaching...

May 30, 2017

Preventing Fractures: Signs, Risk Factors of Osteoporosis...

Osteoporosis, and the condition that precedes it, osteopenia (low bone mass), is not just a problem for older adults past...

April 4, 2017

‘A Crossroad in My Life’: Rebounding From...

Robert Becker suffered what is potentially one of the most debilitating orthopedic injuries — a “tibial plateau fracture” — of...

September 15, 2016

Severe Fractures: Advances are Shortening Recovery Times

Significant advancements in both surgical procedures and devices used to repair serious fractures have occurred over the past 20 years,...

July 27, 2016

Break Repairs: Casting vs. Splinting

Most cases of arm or leg fractures require splinting before a cast is molded. But splints for broken bones seem...

October 11, 2013

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