Osteoporosis makes the spinal vertebrae susceptible to painful fractures. Keep your spine healthy and reduce the risk for fractures with these 4 tips.
Vertebral compression fractures, also known as spinal compression fractures, can be caused by cancer or osteoporosis.
Women are more likely than men to have chronic pain. Check out these back pain symptoms to see if you’re experiencing something similar.
Kyphoplasty is a surgical procedure for a spinal fracture which restores height to a vertebral body.
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.
The Spine-health Forums offer a great way for those with chronic conditions to interact, and now they’re better than ever.
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, the International Osteoporosis Foundations warns that men are being undertreated for osteoporosis.
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.
Protecting your bones is an important step to avoiding osteoporosis and maintaining a healthy spine.