Osteoporosis Blog Posts

7 Back Pain Conditions That Mainly Affect Women

Women are more likely than men to have chronic pain. Check out these back pain symptoms to see if you’re experiencing something similar.

A Visual Guide to Understanding Kyphoplasty

Kyphoplasty is a surgical procedure for a spinal fracture which restores height to a vertebral body.

10 Ways to Get Calcium if You're Lactose Intolerant

Make sure you are getting the recommended dose of calcium to keep your bones strong. These non-dairy foods that are rich in calcium can make it easier.

10 Tips to Prevent Neck Pain

While neck pain can be caused by conditions such as a herniated disc or cervical stenosis, it may also be the result of small injuries to the muscles, tendons, and ligaments of the cervical spine. Follow these 10 tips to protect your neck from the daily strains and injuries you're most susceptible to.

New Features Make the Spine-Health Forums Easier to Use

The Spine-health Forums offer a great way for those with chronic conditions to interact, and now they’re better than ever.

What You Should Know About Spinal Compression Fractures

Vertebral compression fractures, also known as spinal compression fractures, can be caused by bone weakening due to cancer or osteoporosis.

A Grapefruit a Day to Keep Spinal Fractures Away?

Grapefruit for Osteoporosis Fractures
Despite Americans' high consumption of dairy, osteoporosis rates are soaring. Countries that eat little to no dairy enjoy extremely low rates of osteoporosis. Could it be that a diet rich in fruits and vegetables is more important than a diet rich in dairy?

On World Osteoporosis Day, Experts Warn that Men are being Undertreated

On World Osteoporosis Day, the International Osteoporosis Foundations warns that men are being undertreated for osteoporosis.

Could My Back Pain Be Caused by a Spine Fracture?

Osteoporosis is called the "silent disease" because most people don't know they have it until the disease has really progressed. Even then, most spinal fractures are dismissed as general back pain due to aging or a muscle strain.

11 Tips to Improve Your Bone Health

Protecting your bones is an important step to avoiding osteoporosis and maintaining a healthy spine.

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