Healthy Bones

The Need-to-Knows of Osteoporosis

As National Osteoporosis Month continues on, we thought it’d be helpful to review the basics of osteoporosis. As you may know, step one of preventing a disease is knowing what it is, if you may be at risk and any signs or symptoms to look out for. Once you arm yourself with that knowledge, you […]

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4 Actions to Take After a Hip Fracture

We are firm proponents of the belief that it’s never too early (or too late) to protect your bones from an osteoporosis-related fracture. For those who are unfamiliar with the statistics surrounding this silent disease, approximately 80 percent of Americans with osteoporosis are women – a stat that it is expected to increase to 64.4 […]

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Your Job May Be Giving You Osteoporosis (And You Don’t Even Know It)

Approximately 124 million Americans are full-time employees, and with professions ranging from emergency room doctors and pediatric nurses to savvy CEOs and dedicated landscapers, every job will undoubtedly have different physical demands. While some professions might not include physical exertion as a part of the job requirement, they may require you to sit for an […]

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New Powerlifting World Record Creates Bone Health Inspiration

Have you ever heard someone say, “I exercise so I’ll have stronger bones.” In the past several years, I have seen firsthand how hard it is for people to change old habits and break outdated paradigms. Today, many think that bone strength and density can be improved with certain types of exercises. Recently published research […]

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3 Osteoporosis Myths That You Shouldn’t Overlook

Some people don’t consider osteoporosis to be a serious condition, but this silent disease affects 54 million Americans. According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, osteoporosis is often called a silent disease because it can occur without any apparent symptoms. Not only is breaking a bone a serious complication of osteoporosis (especially with older patients), osteoporosis […]

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