11 Tips to Improve Your Bone Health

Protect your spine against osteoporosis and compression fractures by keeping your bones strong with these simple, practical tips.

10 Ways to Get Calcium if You're Lactose Intolerant

Here’s how to get the recommended daily amount of calcium on a non-dairy diet.

How to Protect Your Spine When You Have Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis makes the spinal vertebrae susceptible to painful fractures. Keep your spine healthy and reduce the risk for fractures with these 4 tips.

What You Should Know About Spinal Compression Fractures

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

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.

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.

Osteoporosis Needs to Be Treated after a Spine Fracture

More than 10 million Americans aged 50 and older suffer from osteoporosis, a degenerative bone disease caused by decreased bone density. Originally thought to be a women’s disease, it is now known that 30% of sufferers are men.