Osteoporosis Blog Posts

What You Should Know About Spinal Compression Fractures

Vertebra with a compression fracture in the vertebral body.
Spinal compression fractures are common in bone disorders, such as osteoporosis. Read on to learn more about the specific signs and symptoms of compression fractures.

10 Ways to Get Calcium if You're Lactose Intolerant

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Learn how to get the recommended daily amount of calcium on a non-dairy, lactose intolerant diet.

11 Tips to Improve Your Bone Health

Man walking with his dog on a snowy day.
Protect your spine against osteoporosis and compression fractures by keeping your bones strong with these simple, practical tips.

7 Back Pain Conditions That Mainly Affect Women

Close up medical illustration of the sciatic nerve and piriformis muscle
Women typically encounter back pain more often than men, regardless of age. Here are 7 common causes of back pain in women and the typical symptoms that they may cause.

How to Protect Your Spine When You Have Osteoporosis

Medical illustration of a skeleton with the thoracic spine highlighted
Osteoporosis makes the spinal vertebrae susceptible to painful fractures. Keep your spine healthy and reduce the risk for fractures with these 4 tips.